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My 2am lesson- Brain Worries

My 2 am lesson from Christian: 🤔 Christian asked if it was the “back of the brain” that saw things and then it “moves to the front to think about”. 130 more words

Autism

Me? I’m strong!

Last weekend at our cousins wedding, Daniel had the opportunity to ride a horse. When I had arrived, I noticed the horses and the option to ride them, and my first thought was that Daniel would love it! 416 more words

Special Needs

Life with MPS 1, Hurler Syndrome

It’s been 3 years since I last posted on this blog but MPS Awareness day is coming up on Tuesday 15th May and this year I wanted to do something a little different.  396 more words

When Someone You Love is Bipolar

The thoughts that come to mind when you think of someone who has a disorder such as bipolar can range so greatly. I am here to talk about my child who has been diagnosed for the last 3 years as bipolar. 297 more words

Adoption

How to Increase Your Child's Attention and Focus

Staying focused can be challenging for any child but particularly those with special needs. But there are tools and techniques to help keep your child happy and on task! 747 more words

Autism

5 Easy Tips to Help Your Child with Special Needs Gain Independence

We often hear questions from parents about how they can help prepare their child for the transition to adult life.  One of the best ways to accomplish this is by offering the most amount of independence as possible with tasks at home and out in the community.  183 more words

Autism

Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), the first hurdle!

I’ve been patiently waiting but it’s always in the back of my mind. Will the local authority grant my request for an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for my son? 438 more words