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 that … View Post
Suzie Books by Charlotte Olson

Suzie Books by Charlotte Olson

World Book Day 2019 Author Feature: Suzie Books are a series of children’s stories to help children cope with new situations.  My non-verbal autistic … View Post
Pancakes step by step

Pancakes step by step

Pancake Day – Tuesday 5th March 2019 I love pancakes and I also love cooking with the kids, so pancake day is something I look forward … View Post
Learn to Count

Learn to Count

Like most parents I want to support my kids and help them to learn.  We all want to do our best to make … View Post
Creating Visual Aids with DesignCap

Creating Visual Aids with DesignCap

I was never very good at art and I probably avoided it as I grew up with a house full of artists!   … View Post
The Sensory Side of Autism

The Sensory Side of Autism

I have put off writing this post for some time.  The main reason is that I still haven’t completely got my head … View Post
Sensory Toys

Sensory Toys

Sensory support is really important for many people with autism. Unfortunately it can be really hard to identify the right sensory needs particularly for … View Post
Christmas Day Visuals

Christmas Day Visuals

A quick post in this busy week but hopefully still helpful. Everything is different at Christmas and there are many things that can be … View Post
Christmas Activities for Autistic Children

Christmas Activities for Autistic Children

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year.   A great way for small children to learn about Christmas is to have a wide … 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 on … View Post
ZOG for Christmas 2018

ZOG for Christmas 2018

Regular readers will know that we are big Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler fans.  So the animated film adaptations of their books is something … View Post