Hi, Welcome to Little Puddins, I am Amanda Mc Guinness, BA, LLB, Autistic Education & Visual Support Specialist. Read More

Autism Secondary School

Recently I was contacted by a parent of an Autistic child about to start in Autism Secondary School for the first time. I contacted “Limerick Autism Friendly Social Events” about…

Communication Journal

Communication between school and home is so vital when you have a child with additional needs. I first learned about Communication Journals when my oldest son Conor started in his…

Social Stories for Autism

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

Starting School Checklist

Starting School Checklist Whether it is your child’s first day starting in a new school or your child is about to return to school following the holidays; transitioning to school…

Autism Hand Dominance

Guest Post: Linda Keogh OT – Hand Dominance Strategies and Activities A huge thank you to Occupational Therapist Linda Keogh for her guest post as part of the Little Puddins’…

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….

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