Communication without spoken language.

Communication without spoken language.

Z’s words are getting there, I couldn’t say how many words he knows because that’s loads. I couldn’t say how many words he’ll use to communicate because these vary with different people. He’ll do things for me that he won’t do...
No awareness of danger.

No awareness of danger.

Tonight I learnt that Z at six still has no awareness of danger. None at all.  Leaving McDonald’s he has an meltdown of epic proportions. He was out of his seat, he was on the parcel shelf, he was attempting to get into the front of the car.  I stopped when it was...
Four years ago

Four years ago

Four years ago when I first started my blog, I can look back and see how far we’ve come. One of my first posts was about what school we were putting Z in. That was was a headache in itself. Of course we choose sen school and know we made the right decision,...
Speech and language therapy resumes!

Speech and language therapy resumes!

Autism, when a child gets diagnosed that’s it, therapy stops, why? Is it because they think a child with autism isn’t worthy of the time? Money? Or that there’s no point? Before his diagnosis he was getting speech therapy, ok two six week block...
Autism isn’t labelling my child for free things.

Autism isn’t labelling my child for free things.

Tonight I was at soft play. It was meant to be a Sen session, but because it was quiet it was opened to the public. A group of parents with screaming loud children may I add, these parents were discussing disabilities. It kind of went like this. Parent 1 “All...

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