Please don’t steal his future.

This was Logan’s first day of school last September. That smile was the first of a million more to come. Prior to this, since his…

Greetings Visual Supports

Greetings are an activity that are an essential part of daily life skills that we all take for granted. Being able to say hello or…

Autism Visual Supports

Autism and Visual Supports in our house, go hand in hand. Both my boys rely heavily on Visual Supports to help them understand the world…

Pencil Control Printables

The other day over on my FACEBOOK blog I shared a photograph of some handwriting printables I created to help my son Conor with his…

Handwriting & Autism

Conor has always struggled with using his hands, hand writing and fine motor activities have always been a massive challenge for him. He has a…

Handwriting APPS for Children

As a mom of 4 I have learned that every child progresses at their own rate. My oldest child, Hailey learned everything so quickly, I…

Communication APPS for Autistic Children

I get asked a lot what Therapy APPS we use with Conor on his Ipad. We have used various apps over the years but the…

Free Visual Schedules

Some of the most popular blog posts I have here on Little Puddins are the Free Printable posts. Parents, Teachers and Therapists contact me regularly…

Books about Siblings with disabilities

We read all the time in our house, I encourage each of our children to read as much as they wish as I want them…

Aim Model

AIM (Access and inclusion model) AIM is a child centered model in preschools in Ireland, which allows for services to promote inclusion and ensure all…

Goals for 2019

GOALS 2019 Every New Year’s Eve since Conor stopped speaking, I stopped making Resolutions, instead putting all my positive energy into wishing and hoping he…

Helping Jack overcome Anxiety

My 5 year old son Jack struggles daily with Anxiety. He needs constant reassurance and needs routine and structure to help him feel more at…

SPECIAL NEEDS EARLY YEARS EDUCATION

Louise Furlong: is Mum to Eli and runs her own Montessori in her native Ballina for the last 16 years. She has gained invaluable experience…