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
Pancakes step by step

Pancakes step by step

Pancake Day – Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 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
How to Choose a school for your autistic child

How to Choose a school for your autistic child

Finding the right school for my kids is something I agonised over for both of my boys.  There are so many decisions to … 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
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