Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP), what is it all about?

I was advised to get my son’s Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) started early.  This was great advice, we put the request in a few months after his autism diagnosis at 2.5 years old.…

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10 Famous People who have Autism

10 Famous People who have Autism

In 2018 we are seeing more adults get diagnosed with autism.  This is probably due to increased autism awareness and improved access to diagnosis for … View Post
Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Visual aids and social stories really have made a huge difference in our house.  The first few times I used them with my autistic … View Post
The Autism Show 2018

The Autism Show 2018

Saturday 16th June 2018, Excel, London So this is my second visit to The Autism Show having attended last year.  Once again it delivered on … View Post
Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Now that I have made hundreds of PECS®cards, I thought I would share how I make and store them.   Along with which cards … View Post
Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Do you need DLA for a child with autism? Are you thinking about or need to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA).  It … View Post
FestABLE, 2nd June 2018

FestABLE, 2nd June 2018

I am so pleased that a few weeks ago I saw an advert on Twitter for FestABLE, the National Festival of Specialist Learning, I … View Post
Books about Autism

Books about Autism

Here is a list of some of the books about autism that I have read recently about autism that I recommend, it also includes … View Post
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
A quick guide to autism

A quick guide to autism

I am quite reluctant to list traits related to autism as every person with autism is an individual and presents differently. Having said that, … View Post