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
Therapy & Support

Therapy & Support

The main thing I wanted to know after my son was diagnosed with autism was what can I do to support him. Autistic people … View Post
Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids

Children are never too young to start cooking or preparing food.  You can start with small steps like pouring out some cereal or … View Post
Using rewards with an autistic child

Using rewards with an autistic child

Rewards are a great way to help teach children. All children benefit from positive reinforcements. It is important that any therapy, teaching method or … View Post
Easter Activities for an Autistic Child

Easter Activities for an Autistic Child

With Easter at the end of the school holidays it gives a bit more time to do some Easter themed activities at home. Here … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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