Happy 12th Birthday!!

Happy 12th Birthday!!

Call us crazy but we counted down the minutes and then did presents at midnight last night!  ...
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How I manage Christmas with a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

How I manage Christmas with a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Father Christmas only brings a stocking each and he very helpfully puts the same things in them every year! There ...
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Our story part five - My son's first term in his Specialist High School!

Our story part five – My son’s first term in his Specialist High School!

I am so very happy that after everything my baby has been through, he is in a place that is ...
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Our story part four - My fight to get my son into the right specialist high school

Our story part four – My fight to get my son into the right specialist high school

My heart goes out to anyone going through this, or similar, because I know so many parents who have the ...
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Our story part three - The years my Autistic child was stuck in mainstream Primary School!

Our story part three – The years my Autistic child was stuck in mainstream Primary School!

 I remember clearly the time his teacher marched him to me crying after school. She handed me a piece of ...
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Our story part two - The fight for an EHC Plan to get my son out of mainstream education!

Our story part two – The fight for an EHC Plan to get my son out of mainstream education!

I double checked during this phone call that they had received my letter and evidence. They denied all knowledge of ...
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Our story part one - The long process of getting my son's ASD diagnosis 

Our story part one – The long process of getting my son’s ASD diagnosis 

The paediatrician had a very strong accent and asked my son lots of overly complicated questions. My son struggled greatly ...
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Bed Time!

Bed Time!

I give myself a pat on the back for my achievement of getting both kids in bed before 3am, make ...
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I forgot to go to my son's school and I feel terrible!

I forgot to go to my son’s school and I feel terrible!

I left my poor baby stood in the hall waiting for me to turn up, watching all the other parents ...
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Babysitters are worth their weight in gold but is going out worth it?

Babysitters are worth their weight in gold but is going out worth it?

My kids then decide to start world war three between them. I end up splitting them up and making my ...
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The funny things kids say!

The funny things kids say!

Me- which toy do you want to take for toy day? Him- er mum? Me-yes   Him- can i take ...
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The dreaded "H" word! Why is homework a problem for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how I solved the problem for my son!

The dreaded “H” word! Why is homework a problem for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how I solved the problem for my son!

Five minutes before you leave you get an email from your boss telling you they need you to stay behind ...
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