About ASD is now The Autism Page

About ASD is now The Autism Page

I have been unhappy with the name About ASD for some time.  I am not comfortable using the term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) … View Post
PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

If you don’t know what the Picture Exchange Communication System®/PECS® is then check out my post on phase one.&… View Post
Attention builders, reinforcers and motivating toys for autistic toddlers

Attention builders, reinforcers and motivating toys for autistic toddlers

When my autistic son was a toddler one of the hardest things was finding ways to engage him. I remember trying to play with … View Post
Kindness in Keynsham – Keynsham Kindness Festival 2018

Kindness in Keynsham – Keynsham Kindness Festival 2018

I am writing this post as my support for the Keynsham Kindness Festival 3rd-13th November 2018. 8 years ago my husband (then boyfriend) and I … View Post
All about puzzles and autism

All about puzzles and autism

For a while Puzzles were a big thing in our house. From age 3-4 puzzles was the main activity my autistic son would do.&… View Post
Autism Statistics

Autism Statistics

Did you know? 700,000 in the UK are on the autistic spectrum, that’s more than 1% of the population Almost 50% of people with autism … View Post
Halloween activities for autistic children

Halloween activities for autistic children

A holiday like Halloween is a really weird concept for logical thinkers to get their head around. Why would people dress up in scary … View Post
Shopping and Autism

Shopping and Autism

Why is Shopping difficult for autistic people? Many autistic people struggle with shopping environments. Whilst every person with autism presents differently, many on the … View Post
21 Autism Bloggers Top Advice to Parents

21 Autism Bloggers Top Advice to Parents

Top autism bloggers and online influences have come together to give advice to parents of recently diagnosed children. I found it overwhelming when my … View Post
Going to the Hairdressers & Autism Friendly Haircuts!

Going to the Hairdressers & Autism Friendly Haircuts!

Getting autism friendly haircuts isn’t easy. However there are a few easy strategies that can make going to the hairdresser a more … View Post