Summer Count Down

With Summer Holidays just around the corner, I have prepared a Summer Count Down for my sons Conor and Jack to use at home. I…

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Teaching Personal Pronouns

Personal Pronouns & Autism Many children, like my son Jack who are Autistic, struggle to understand what may be considered “abstract” parts of speech &…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Most Loved Christmas Gifts

Every year I struggle to find gifts that Santa can bring that my sons with Special Needs will actually really like and will use. You…

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