Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Are you thinking about or do you need to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for your child?  It is a mammoth form … View Post
Team Around The Child Meetings

Team Around The Child Meetings

The first ‘Team Around the Child’ meeting we had was after my son’s autism diagnosis when he was 2 and a … View Post
School Transition

School Transition

The transition to school is one of the first big events in a child’s life. It is equally terrifying as it is … View Post
One Page Profile

One Page Profile

What is a One Page Profile & who needs one? A one page profile is a summary of what is important to a person … View Post
Choosing a school for your autistic child

Choosing a school for your autistic child

Finding the right school for your child can be difficult.  There are lots of decisions to make that will have a big impact … View Post
Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), what is it all about?

Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), what is it all about?

I was advised to get my son’s Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) started early.  This was great advice, we put … View Post
Specialist Education Provision for children under 16 in the West of England

Specialist Education Provision for children under 16 in the West of England

When I started to look at local specialist schools in the West of England I assumed there would be a full list somewhere.  … View Post
Early Years Support

Early Years Support

Personally I was wary of putting my son (first born) into nursery at 20 months old, he seemed so young and we were starting to … View Post
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

The Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

What is a Common Assessment Framework / CAF? The Common Assessment Framework (CAF), it is a standardised document / assessment that is used across various agencies … View Post
ADOS Test & Social Communication Assessment Report

ADOS Test & Social Communication Assessment Report

I didn’t know what to expect when we went to my boy’s ADOS assessment.  We had waited a long … View Post