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 years old and I would class him as non-verbal. Unfortunately we have seen a number of…

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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
Our Sleep Routine

Our Sleep Routine

My autistic child won’t sleep Sleep is an area I have really struggled with.  Any new parent learns very quickly why … View Post
The Autism Show

The Autism Show

17th June 2017, ExCel London My first Autism Show! Not long after my son was diagnosed with autism last year I saw adverts for the 2016 … View Post
Top 7 Messy Play Activities

Top 7 Messy Play Activities

Most kids find messy play impossible to resist.  If you really can’t stand the thought of messy play in your house, … View Post
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

The Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

What is a Common Assessment Framework / CAF? The Common Assessment Framework (CAF), it is a standardised document / assessment that is used across various agencies … 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
Welcome to my Blog – About ASD

Welcome to my Blog – About ASD

Hello and welcome to About ASD! This blog will be filled with everything I have learnt since my sons autism diagnosis and our life … View Post