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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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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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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Cover Stars

Conor and Jack became mini “Cover Stars” in our County paper, this past December thanks to the lovely and thoughtful people over at The Connaught…

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Playground bullying can teach us about Inclusion

Bullying because of Difference. Over the years we have had our fair share of episodes when out and about with Conor, where children/tweens and even…

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Different not less

I took this photo of Conor a few years ago. We were at the beach in Westport, surrounding by families with children “almost” just like…

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Autism and Christmas

“Christmas” in every house is different. Whether you have a child(ren) with Special Needs or not, the expectation to create a “perfect”Christmas for your family…

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Conor Finds His Voice

This boy I am sitting with in this photo is the only reason I am still here ❤️ We have been through so much together from the…

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Sensory Gift Ideas

It can be so difficult trying to find the perfect Sensory Gift when you don’t know where to start. I have two sons with Autism…

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Gifts for Children with Disabilities

  Every year parents just like me struggle to find Christmas Gifts for their children with Special Needs. Parents contacted me recently over on my…

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