The list of things we once took for granted but now can’t do is lengthy. We can’t see groups of people. We can’t socialise as… Read More »2020 – So Much We Can’t Do, But Maybe So Much We Can
Our family is a little bit different. If you meet us, you’ll probably remember us.
An inability to make decisions on even the smallest of things is destroying my mental health. Here’s to overcoming the problem.
Wouldn’t it be great if finding out that your child was autistic wasn’t portrayed as a negative. Maybe it varies depending on where you live,… Read More »Autism Diagnosis: Why Finding Out Shouldn’t Be Bad News
Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t… Usually my blog posts have three or four pars of intro before really getting to the point –… Read More »Autism: 10 Things I Try To Remember As A Parent To A Child With Additional Needs
Note: I enjoy writing blog posts that I would have found useful a few years back, as I set off on the journey of being… Read More »Autism Parenting: Tips For Trips Out With An Autistic Child
I am absolutely knackered. I’ll come on to why but it’s also good to get that out from the start as an excuse for what… Read More »Special Needs Parenting: It’s OK To Admit You’re Knackered
Should I tell them my son is autistic? That’s a question I have asked myself at times, usually just after he has done something a… Read More »Should I Tell People My Child Is Autistic?
Not enough autistic adults are in full-time employment, you don’t need me to tell you that. It’s a scandal, it’s a disgrace, but it’s not… Read More »Autism Jobs: Nine Reasons Workplaces Would Benefit From Having More Autistic Employees
If you have an autistic child you will know that often their inability to complete a task is not because they have an inability to… Read More »Autism: Inability + Time And Patience = Ability
Autism quiet hours help us answer a very simple question. Do you want to go to the soft play when there are 37 children per… Read More »Autism Quiet Hour: Seven Reasons Why It’s Awesome
A worrying fact – only 16% of autistic adults are thought to be in full-time employment in the UK. In case you’re wondering what the… Read More »Autism Jobs – A Fulfilling Job, Not Just Any Job
Autism hours are a godsend. You won’t hear me say a word against them. The benefits are obvious, making everything from basic resources through to… Read More »Instead Of Autism Hour Why Not Every Hour?
I recorded 30 seconds video of my son’s hands while he built in Minecraft the other day. As you do. The pace of movement was… Read More »Autism Jobs: I Worry For My Son, Then I Don’t
‘I’ll fix it later’ Usually I’m the the person saying that in our house. It might be the flooring trim that has lifted between the… Read More »I’ll Fix It Later – Four Words I Loved Hearing
Right now, my ears are ringing. We had the TV on, the contestants won the jackpot on Pointless and that led to a high-pitched, ear-drum… Read More »Autism And The Hunt For Happiness In Childhood
Tiger Woods was aged two when he started playing golf. Six months later, he made his first TV appearance – he was on the show… Read More »Tiger Woods, Obsession and Autism Niche Interests