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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Recommended Special Needs Online Stores

SPECIAL NEEDS TOYS/GIFTS/PRODUCTS WEBSITES  Recently, I asked parents on my Facebook page and in a Special Needs forum, to recommend tried and trusted websites where…

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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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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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Christmas Heartache

I have always loved Christmas, loved Santa, loved the super cheesy but festive Christmas songs you hear in all the shops in November and December.…

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A special Christmas List

Last Year was the first time I could tell Conor really understood what Christmas was all about. I will never forget his face on Christmas…

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