Autism and Oral Hygiene – dentists & tooth brushing

Autism and Oral Hygiene – dentists & tooth brushing

Visiting the dentist can be scary and challenging for many reasons. This is particularly hard for autistic children especially those with sensory processing difficulties.&… View Post
Simple Science with Step by Step Visuals

Simple Science with Step by Step Visuals

Our first introduction to science should be all about fun.  I am a big fan of learning through play and using visuals to … View Post
Visual learning resources for those who think in pictures

Visual learning resources for those who think in pictures

The title of Temple Grandin’s book ‘Thinking in Pictures’ is such an apt description for how I see my eldest … View Post
Christmas Day Visuals

Christmas Day Visuals

Everything is different at Christmas and there are many things that can be hard for autistic children. There are lots of things on Christmas … View Post
If you can’t go forwards try going back

If you can’t go forwards try going back

Today I want to talk a little about getting stuck or freezing to the spot. I have spoken to many parents about this and … View Post
How to use a Now and Next Board

How to use a Now and Next Board

I now use schedules with my kids but before this we used a Now and Next Board. It was one of the first things … View Post
Why Visuals are Louder than Words in the Kitchen

Why Visuals are Louder than Words in the Kitchen

Visual recipes allow my kids to get involved in cooking and really learn the process. This is why I have created The Visual Cookbook. … View Post
Behind the scenes in my SEN home

Behind the scenes in my SEN home

Sometimes it is hard to explain how life is different in an SEN home. All homes change when you add kids, but many of … View Post
Free Autism Resources

Free Autism Resources

I wanted to pull together the free resources that I already have so they are easily accessible. I hope that you find something useful … View Post
Tiimo the amazing assistive technology that is always there when you need it

Tiimo the amazing assistive technology that is always there when you need it

Some of you may have seen my Facebook post this week about how Tiimo helped me out in a tricky situation.  This really … View Post