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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Sensory Meltdown or Tantrum

Do you know the difference between a Sensory Meltdown and a Tantrum?      As a mom of two boys with Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder,…

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Autism Educational Services Mayo

Here you will find a list of the Education Services available in County Mayo. If your school is not listed below, please do not hesitate…

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Private Therapy Service Providers Mayo

Private Therapy Service Providers  Here you will find a selection of Listings, noting various Private Therapy Service Providers. Please note these Lists are here as…

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Sensory Processing Disorder Red Flags

If you are reading this article I suspect it is for one of two reasons (or both): 1. Your child has been diagnosed as having…

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Children’s Books about Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder seems to have become a buzz word recently but if you have been living with it in your family for as long…

Children’s books about Special Needs

Children’s books about Special Needs is an excellent way to encourage child to be inclusive, empathetic, understanding and welcoming when they meet other children who…

Starting School Advice

With “back to school” now just weeks away, I have been receiving alot of emails requesting “my” advice from, in particular, parents of children starting…

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MASA Mayo Meeting

The Mayo Autism Support Association is holding a “Collective Views” meeting on Tuesday the 7th of June 2016 at 7pm in the Parish Centre, Castlebar,…

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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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