I just like flamingos.

“You have Enriched My Life”

A guest post in response to A letter to … my son, who has autism, for whom I’ll always do my best. Advertisements

18 May, 2015 · 5 Comments

Goodbye, Lilady RN

“I don’t do Facebook,” Connie would say whenever I would share the latest drama or dust up on that platform.

15 May, 2015 · 4 Comments

From a Fosterer: #Iamnotkellistapleton

A guest post by a foster carer on the attempted murder of Issy Stapleton. It is a plea to parents who need help to seek it – that the stigma … Continue reading

31 October, 2014 · 3 Comments

What Is Autism?

Taken, with permission, from What is Autism? by Nick Walker of All hyperlinks are my own addition.

3 March, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guest Post: Autism and Conversational Differences

Apologies for the gaps in posting. We’ve been doing a bit of building work and decorating here and the half term holiday crept up on us and went “BOO!”

31 May, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ryan’s Story

Bonkers doesn’t begin to describe things here in Wales at the moment. Our local authority is looking to slash millions off its annual budget and, you guessed it, disabled people … Continue reading

10 February, 2013 · 1 Comment

Why I’ve Not Had Time to Pick My Nose

First and foremost, happy new year one and all. We all had a very nice and very quiet Christmas and new year. I know you all want some Christmas Pwd, … Continue reading

22 January, 2013 · 5 Comments

Reasons Not To Mess With an Autism Mom

Every so often a list goes around Facebook usually stuff like this one that found its way to me recently

20 November, 2012 · 41 Comments

I am Autistic and I am Tired.

One of the most popular posts on this blog is Steve Summer’s 10 Tips on How to Communicate with Autistic People.

25 October, 2012 · 12 Comments

The Pwd’s Progress

Yesterday evening, hubby and I went to our little Pwdin’s school to discuss his IEP (individual education plan) and IBP (individual behaviour plan).

17 October, 2012 · 14 Comments

Cameras in Special Needs Classrooms

Tara Heidinger’s campaign to put cameras into special needs classrooms is gaining momentum.

10 September, 2012 · 3 Comments

Akian’s Story

A guest post by Chris McKee further highlighting the need for cameras in special needs classrooms

10 September, 2012 · 4 Comments

“You can’t possibly know…”

Just in case it may have escaped anyone’s attention but I support vaccinating children on time, every time.

29 August, 2012 · 55 Comments

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

One of the most popular posts on this blog is Steve Summer’s 10 Tips on How to Communicate with Autistic People.

24 August, 2012 · 2 Comments

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum – a review

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum by Eileen Riley-Hall 

20 August, 2012 · 4 Comments

Growing Children – Autism

Broadcast 13th August BBC 4. Available on BBC iPlayer until the 3rd September 2012.

14 August, 2012 · 9 Comments




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