The House of Germs and the Great Teletubbies Debacle!

The House of Germs and the Great Teletubbies Debacle!

It’s been a strange couple of weeks for Family Thing!..

10 Things I Wish I Knew On Diagnosis Day

10 Things I Wish I Knew On Diagnosis Day

Hearing your child has a diagnosis of autism is bewildering. There are things I know now that I wish I’d known then!

Nativities and Santa Claus – Anxiety Central!

Nativities and Santa Claus – Anxiety Central!

Christmas can be such a tough time for those on the spectrum, and there are certain traditions that can cause anxiety levels to rocket!

Super-parenting? Because yes, we need more guilt!

Super-parenting? Because yes, we need more guilt!

A report published today (26.10.16) in The Lancet suggests that children who receive Preschool Autism Communication Trial (PACT) intervention strategies between the ages of 2 and 5 years can show significant improvements in their autism symptoms and communication.  The intervention is

The Hunt is On…

The Hunt is On…

The hunt for a potential new school for Tink has begun.  We don’t yet know for sure that she will be moving from her current school – we have to have a meeting to discuss it more in-depth and be

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