A Struggling Child

We’ve all seen a struggling child whether it be in public or family gathering. We recognize that panic that screams from their eyes. The ashen parent We see the parent… View Post

Autism Visual Supports

Autism Visual Supports are an intrinsic cornerstone of progressive learning and communication for children and adults with communication difficulties. In this weeks Autism 101 post, Little Puddins welcomes Jessie from… View Post

Social Stories for Autism

A Social Story is descriptive, short; situation-event or activity focused. It will provide specific information on what to expect during a particular situation, event or activity and why.  Social Story… View Post

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 & language such as personal pronouns.… View Post

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 goodbye is a social skill… View Post

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 around them. I have recently… View Post

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 raising her son (who has… View Post

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 can find out about some… View Post

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 teenagers have laughed at him… View Post