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My son's severe autism doesn't just stop and give him a day off because it's Christmas!Read more
Selection boxes would sit untouched in a cupboard for ever. She has an Easter egg unopened in the cupboard from April which I will have to throw out.Read more
Me, I spend days and weeks planning what we are going to eat, making sure that I have at least one or two things that each person will like. I have the food shop ordered already this year to save on the stresses of food shopping with the masses.Read more
I'm starting to get to know a lot of Z’s triggers at the start of a meltdown, so I've started to count down from three to oneRead more
What we’ve learnt is that there are no quick fixes.Read more
It's the cloak of autism and sensory overload controlling my son like a puppet, while inside he's scared and confused.Read more
Challenging behaviour and meltdowns are something that I deal with every day.Read more
When he drags me out the door and onto the street, some professionals feel I should ignore him or retrain him. How then would he be able to show me the reason for his fear?Read more
This week is Trustees' Week and we have interviewed some members of our Board of Trustees to show the important work they do as volunteers, and to thank them for their contribution.
Our final interview is with Lucy Williams.Read more
The half term caused a lot of frustration, we were mid house move which meant everything was upside down, we were out of routine and she was grumpy...this meant lots of screaming, hitting, trashing rooms and bit more screaming for good measure.Read more