A is for Autism

From the moment Adam was born, I knew. There was something, my mother’s instinct kept nudging at me, telling me the way he was struggling…

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Autism APPs for Communication & Visual Schedules

Six Communication & Visual Scheduling APPS for Autism. Download these APPS to help your child communicate and bring order to their day. 6 Communication &…

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What is AAC?

AAC Alternative Augmentative Communication AAC is Communication. It is an alternative form of communication to the spoken word. It allows your child access to the …

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Conor’s AAC Adventure

On Tuesday we had our first AAC appointment with a Specialist Team that came down from Dublin to meet Conor. The appointment was arranged by…

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Children’s Christmas Apps

Christmas can be an exciting but overwhelming time for many children. I have always found with my kids that it is important to prepare them…

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It is not your fault

It can be bittersweet sometimes watching the boys as they play happily on their own. Peeping through Conor’s bedroom door I watch as he happily…

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Face the fear and do it anyway

Face the fear and do it anyway. Sometimes I wish I could go back in time to when I was young; somehow, back then things…

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Conors fight

Conor’s Fight to find his Voice. I think one of the absolute hardest parts about Autism for me as a Mum is not hearing my…

Living inside the Autism Bubble

Peering up into my eyes, my lovely Jack smiles and I smile back as we sit together while all are sleep. He turns away from…

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We are back on the Autism Road

  Starting Over This week a new chapter in Jack’s short life has begun. A step in the right direction for him and us as…

When Santa can’t help

I think the song goes “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” and it is, mostly. I have always loved Christmas, loved Santa, loved…

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Little Boy Lost

My Little Boy Lost When I see Conor, I only see him, not Autism, not SPD, not anything else, just him. I see his lovely…

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