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
Commenting with PECs Activities (Picture Exchange Communication System)

Commenting with PECs Activities (Picture Exchange Communication System)

In this post I am focusing on phase six of the Picture Exchange Communication System® (PECS®).  More specifically looking at commenting … View Post
Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Visual aids and social stories really have made a huge difference in our house.  The first few times I used them with my … View Post
Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Now that I have made hundreds of PECS®cards, I thought I would share how I make and store them.   Along … View Post
FestABLE, 2nd June 2018

FestABLE, 2nd June 2018

I am so pleased that a few weeks ago I saw an advert on Twitter for FestABLE, the National Festival of Specialist Learning, I … View Post
Attention Autism

Attention Autism

After a long wait we finally had an appointment with the complex needs speech and language team.  I was pretty disappointed to hear … View Post
PECs – Picture Exchange Communication System (Phase One)

PECs – Picture Exchange Communication System (Phase One)

The Picture Exchange Communication System® / PECS®  has really changed our lives for the better.  My son is almost four … View Post
Social Stories

Social Stories

Social Stories are a fantastic tool for you to exchange information and communicate with a child.  They can provide a great mechanism to … View Post
Speech and Language Tips

Speech and Language Tips

Speech and language has become a huge part of my life over the last couple of years. My eldest son is five and non-verbal. … 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