Coping With Back To School and a Little Back To School Giveaway

The unstructured time of the holiday brings its own set of challenges for children with Autism, and their families, so many will be looking forward to getting back to normal term-time routine! Some children will be dreading going back but even for those desperate to get back to school like my son, it is a… Continue reading Coping With Back To School and a Little Back To School Giveaway

Coping With End of Term Emotions: The End of Term Through the Eyes of an Autistic 9 Year-Old

Today is the last day of school for the boy and he is sad. He's been finding it hard to get to sleep for the past few weeks and when I ask him what's bothering him it's always the same. It's nearly the end of term and he doesn't want it to end. He will… Continue reading Coping With End of Term Emotions: The End of Term Through the Eyes of an Autistic 9 Year-Old

Trapped In Orbit Between Mars and Jupiter: What Does It Feel Like To Be Autistic? An Interview with an Autistic 7 Year-Old

Autism Awareness Month has started and Autism Awareness Week is in full swing but today (2nd April) is Autism Acceptance Day which is a slightly different thing. Over the last few years, awareness of Autism has increased greatly and most people have a basic understanding of what it is. It has been portrayed and discussed… Continue reading Trapped In Orbit Between Mars and Jupiter: What Does It Feel Like To Be Autistic? An Interview with an Autistic 7 Year-Old