Tagged: ASD

August challenge

So, here we are. 31 July – only 21 weeks to Christmas (stop swearing, you will thank me for the heads up, I promise). July has been a month of true Chaos here. We started with a stomach bug, initially my youngest, followed by his sister (which meant her missing...

Bank Holidays and Motorways

Why did I think driving 300 miles on a Bank Holiday would be a good idea?  Why did I think Bank Holidays and Motorways would ever be a good combination? My day started badly when I was setting up the kids DVD players in the car and managed to lock...

101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Aspergers and Sensory Processing Disorders

This book was a Christmas gift from my in-laws (along with Downton Abbey boxset and Clarins skin products – spoiled I know). As I’m sure you all know, there are so many books out there and some of them very very expensive. You’re never sure if it is worth buying...

How we used an obsession.

Without obsession, life is nothing. John Waters My gorgeous eldest son has been obsessed with cars of all descriptions for what seems like forever.  Like most parents who have a child with ASD, I had read all the books I could find and each of them said “use their obsession”...

Today – the parent perspective

Many years ago, before I really knew what I was doing with videos (and before I was lucky enough to be gifted with an I-Mac), I put together a compilation of the every day things families of children with disabilities go through.  The every day things which may be in...