Autism then Vs Autism now

I don't know why but today I keep thinking about how our journey began and how my knowledge of autism has changed over time. I remember vividly picking up my little boy from his childminders, he would've been around 17 months old at the time . I was at the doorstep collecting him and he …

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Letter to my sons nursery SENCO

Dear Hannah, Before you rush off on your secondment to manage another nursery, I wanted to let you and everyone else know how much my family have valued you, particularly over recent months with the dreaded EHCP process.  The Monster started at the nursery you work at as a two year old. We knew back …

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10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT BABY/ CHILD PROOFING FOR AN ASD CHILD.

I'm taking part in the SEND 30 Day Challenge.  Today, day 2 is titled 10 things you don't know about.  I'm going to focus this on monster-proofing. You may know this better as Baby-proofing / child safety. The two are similar but NOT the same, as other parents with ASD (and other) diagnosis' may also understand! Please note …

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The good the bad and the ugly!

Anyone else feel like they are on a permanent rollercoaster!? Here's all the aspects we would need to incorporate into a design if we had to build our own... The Good Bits (the bits that make you scream happily, and make your tummy do butterflies!) 1. The Monster is the happiest kid I've ever seen. …

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Five reasons my son’s Autism diagnosis has made me a better person. ..

I firmly believe my sons diagnosis has made me a better, kinder person. Here's 5 reasons why: Autism has made me realise that kids you think are being naughty might not be. Those kids lying on the floor in the supermarket screaming, or being out of control in a restaurant may not just be being …

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