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Four years on.

Four years on.

Four years ago today Z had that ‘big’ appointment where we came out with a diagnosis of severe autism. One year ago we set Z his hot tub up. Today Z Still has his diagnosis he’ll always have his diagnosis and the way he is in the hot tub I think that’s here to stay...

Autism, Evolution and Technology

Autism, Evolution and Technology

I was reading People Vs the Machine and it had me thinking. I've said for ages I believe autism is evolution with a huge part of genetics and environmental factors mixed in. So what if it is purely evolution and environmental and genetics have nothing do to it, what...

Madagascar the Musical

Madagascar the Musical

Z and I was invited * today to the showing of the first Sen session in wales of a big showing, Madagascar the musical at Wales Millennium Centre. A sen session is much more relaxed than a normal session. The lights are brighter, lower sound and a little more freedom...

Progress when you don’t see it.

Progress when you don’t see it.

Progress. Normally we see progress right in front of us, one minute you're learning to do it the next you've gotten it. I look at Z and see progress on a daily basis, I don't always think oh this is progress right there because I'm with him all the time. There's...

Summer 2019 bucket list.

Summer 2019 bucket list.

It's that time again, six weeks holidays. There so much I want to be able to attempt with Z, we tried some last year. I don't think we got all of them! This year in no order 1) Sit in the garden with a fire pit and look at the stars. 2) See if we can climb pen y fan....

Another year over.

Another year over.

It's that time again, six weeks holidays. There so much I want to be able to attempt with Z, we tried some last year. I don't think we got all of them! This year in no order 1) Sit in the garden with a fire pit and look at the stars. 2) See if we can climb pen y fan....

Thank you

Thank you

We have ten days to go, one more Monday. School work will just be about finished now. This year I have seen my son progress in more ways than one. Not only his speech, his reading, his social skills, his playing but also his emotional well-being. So thank you. Thank...

Regression, progress and wow moments

Regression, progress and wow moments

Thank you all for watching Z, for trying and possibly many times failing to dress him after he had stripped for the teachers attention! Thank you for working with him even though he most probably didn’t want to because he only had eyes for the teacher. Thank you for...

Dirty Dancing The Classic Story On Stage.

Dirty Dancing The Classic Story On Stage.

When you look back at photos and see how advanced in certain areas Z was. When M was down on the weekend and they were spelling, it took me back to my mates wedding when Z was of similar age, he was doing his number bonds to 100 and could spell lots of words like...

Remember the new born stage.

Remember the new born stage.

I was * invited to see Dirty Dancing on stage at New Theatre. For those that follow my theatre reviews will know I'm rubbish at seeing films! And guess what, I've never seen Dirty Dancing either! From the theatre production I've taken the story to be a rich kid...

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