Communication Toy Box – Review

Communication Toy Box – Review

I was lucky enough to be a winner in the Blog On Toy Awards raffle so I chose the Communication Toy Box from Talking … View Post
What is in your attention bucket this week?

What is in your attention bucket this week?

It can be really hard to get my kids attention and Attention Autism has been a brilliant tool to help us work on this.&… View Post
Meet the Autism Professional …. Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Meet the Autism Professional …. Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

It has been a while since my last ‘Meet the Autism Professional’ Interview. So it is time to put the spotlight on … View Post
Teaching my non verbal son to read

Teaching my non verbal son to read

It is easy to assume that my non verbal autistic 6 year old can’t do certain things like read or spell. However speaking … View Post
Autism and Communication

Autism and Communication

Speech, language and communication is a key area for most autistic children. For both my children the first clear sign that they were different … View Post
Finding motivating toys for my autistic children

Finding motivating toys for my autistic children

When my eldest son was a toddler one of the hardest things was finding ways to engage him. I remember trying to play with … View Post
How to write & use Social Stories

How to write & use Social Stories

Social Stories are a fantastic tool for you to exchange information and communicate with a child.  They can provide a mechanism to introduce … View Post
Speech, Language and Communication in Autism

Speech, Language and Communication in Autism

Most children learn to speak naturally without parents doing anything other than interacting and playing with their child. However this is not the case … View Post