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 the request … 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 is … 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
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
What is Autism?

What is Autism?

There are so many misunderstandings about autism and there are many different opinions.  Over the past couple of years I have read a significant … View Post
Early Years Support

Early Years Support

Personally I was wary of putting my son (first born) into nursery at 20 months old, he seemed so young and we were starting to … View Post
PECs – Picture Exchange Communication System (Phase One)

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 … View Post
Social Stories

Social Stories

Social Stories are a fantastic tool for you to exchange information with a child.  They can provide a great mechanism to introduce or discuss … View Post