Tips for a calm Christmas

Tips for a calm Christmas

Have a timetable displayed so children can see what will be happening, what day is visiting family, what day are family or friends coming to the house, what day is the Christmas fair, when do the decorations go up and come down, when is back to school. The more...
Benefits of a Sensory Room

Benefits of a Sensory Room

Sensory Room A Sensory Room is a specially designed room that combines a range of stimuli to help individuals develop and engage their senses. You may find the following in a Sensory Room: Lights, colours, sounds, sensory soft play objects, aromas This safe...
School Refusal

School Refusal

SO TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY BACK TO SCHOOL AND PREDICTABLY OUR YOUNGEST SON WAS REFUSING TO ENTERTAIN THE IDEA. WE HAD PREPARED HIM FOR GOING BACK TO SCHOOL, SPOKEN ABOUT IT, HAD THE UNIFORM ALL READY AND IN SIGHT. We had even decided upon a fun activity that would...
Back to school

Back to school

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL AFTER THE LONG SUMMER HOLIDAYS IS SOMETHING THAT AT A LOT OF PARENTS LOOK FORWARD TO. HOWEVER FOR PARENTS WITH CHILDREN WHO ARE VERY ANXIOUS OR ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM THIS IS A DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD. Your child craves routine and structure yet they...
A cure for autism

A cure for autism

FIRST OF ALL LET ME SAY, THERE IS NO CURE FOR AUTISM! BUT STILL PEOPLE CLAIM THEY HAVE FOUND A CURE, THIS BLOG IS ABOUT A SO CALLED CURE THAT I HAVE STUMBLED ACROSS. Secondly I have to question why you would want a cure for autism? As autism is not a disease or an...