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 … 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
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 … View Post
Book Advent Calendar

Book Advent Calendar

My boys are both currently into books, for my eldest autistic son books are his current special interest.  As it was so successful … 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
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
Halloween activities for autistic children

Halloween activities for autistic children

I love Halloween and used to really enjoy trick or treating and apple bobbing as a child.  Many young autistic children struggle with … View Post
Music and Autism: Music Activities and Music Therapy

Music and Autism: Music Activities and Music Therapy

Music Therapy is a wonderful thing for young children with autism.  My non-verbal five year old has really enjoyed it.  This post … View Post