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
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
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, preconceptions and stereotypes with autism it is easy to get the wrong information.  Over the past couple of … 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 … View Post
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