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Parenting

The Struggle Is Real – and so is the feeling you’ve ‘failed’

For the last few weeks I’ve been gathering information, printing out the criteria and filling in forms to apply for Theo’s EHCP assessment. I’ve been advised to do it now as the system is so slow at processing these for assessment and I must apply for his school this year…..*sobs* It got me thinking about …

Reviews

Autism and Sensory Play – Zimpli Kids to the Rescue!!

I don’t know about your children, but my 6-year-old, Monty LOVES watching You Tube – particularly other children playing games or with toys. So, imagine Monty’s excitement when, after watching endless You Tube videos of the ‘Slime Baff’ and ‘Slime Play’, some were delivered to the door for him to try. Thanks to the lovely …

Lifestyle

Marcus Potter – Lets Help This Guy!! *Edited*

**********I LOVE the face that I have to come in and edit this post!!!**************** Marcus has been freed and I’m so thrilled!!!! Thanks to all that have supported the campaign! Lets hope lessons have been learned!! I’m reaching out to my lovely readers as I know you will care about this as much as I …

Parenting, Uncategorized

The Dreaded #FOMO……..

Thanks to Merlin’s Magic Wand we got tickets for Legoland and planned to go in half term (yes, yes, I know, not sure what I was thinking here…………) So, on Friday morning we set off……full of enthusiasm and smugness that we had left late enough to miss all the horrific traffic on the M25.  Here …

Lifestyle, Parenting

‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly? Not For Some……

The Christmas season is upon us!  Everywhere you turn there are lights, decorations on the shelves, Cliff Richard crooning ‘Mistletoe and Wine’ in every shop you go to – and its only November. Whilst for many children and adults, Christmas is a hugely exciting and magical time.  The thought of decorating the tree and eagerly …

Parenting, Uncategorized

The Toys Theo Uses in Speech Therapy

Theo is currently having Speech Therapy once a week for half an hour.  He is 2.5 years old and is non-verbal, but also struggles in other area of communication, such as pointing to what he wants and eye contact.  He also struggles with interaction with others during play which therapy can help with. Speech and …

Parenting

Sharing toys with your Autistic Child

Just a quick post tonight, but I thought this video was too good not to share! I am currently writing a blog post about Theo’s speech therapy, but in the meantime, I found this cracking video about playing with your Autistic child. I find it very hard to get Theo to play with me, he’d …