My Child Plays By Collecting

"I am a huge believer that we should encourage individuals to be the person they are, and not have them change just to be like everyone else."Read more

Developing through play

Every child develops through play; from building bricks where they can hone those fine motor skills, to the make-believe where they make sense of the world around them.Read more

It Doesn’t Always Make Sense To Us, But It Does To Them

"Repetitiveness often makes people with autism feel calm. They can predict what will happen, because they have done the same thing many times before."Read more

Help! I’m Alone, What Do I Do?

"If I would make that effort for my children, if I would make that possible for my husband, then I need to see myself just as important."Read more

Valuable Time With Yourself

"I often found that I used to take time out and feed it with negative energy, therefore, not really using it wisely."Read more

Adapt, Improvise and Overcome

"Our family motto is "adapt, improvise and overcome" because let's face it, the life of a special needs family doesn't always go to plan."Read more

Calming Crochet

"It amazes me that I can do this, partly because I’m left-handed. I tried teaching myself before and... I got in a mess."Read more

Is Your Hero Special?

"How many famous people with additional needs can you actually name without looking them up?"Read more

It's Time to Start Getting it Right

"Let’s tear down those barriers, because simply by focusing on peoples’ disabilities, we are immediately excluding them from society’s perception of their worth"Read more

A New Kind of Awareness

"I personally am very grateful for these shows as they spread an important message, that message being that there are people around us with autism, each so different from each other."Read more

Happy 70th Birthday

Today the NHS celebrates it's 70th birthday, so does Sue.Read more

Proving the doubters wrong

"People doubted it would last. People doubted everything about us really. In fact doubt has been a huge player in the last 20 years of my life."Read more

It will be ok

"I’ve always been that person who has had ups and downs in their life; don’t we all? But this time it was something so much more."Read more

Tammy & Wyatt

"Wyatt was born a collodian baby, this means he had extra skin, he looked like someone had poured boiling water over him"Read more

Our Story

"This was one of the hardest things to deal with, I knew my boy better than anyone and I knew it was more than a phase."Read more