The Ultimate Holiday in Cornwall. 10 Things You Must Do!

I have just had a brilliant holiday in Cornwall with the extended family.  The weather was great and made for a very different holiday to the rainy weeks we usually have. 1) Padstow Padstow has…

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

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 … View Post
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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … View Post
Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Applying for DLA for a child with autism

Are you thinking about or do you need to apply for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for your child?  It is a mammoth form … 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
Awesome Books about Autism

Awesome Books about Autism

Reading is one of the best ways to learn and there are some brilliant books out there about autism. Here are books I have … 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