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

Linda Keogh OT

A huge thank you to Occupational Therapist Linda Keogh for her Guest Post as part of the Little Puddins’ “Autism 101” series; where essentially Parents of children with Autism, get… View Post

Books about Siblings with disabilities

We read all the time in our house, I encourage each of our children to read as much as they wish as I want them to have a broad perspective… View Post

Helping Jack overcome Anxiety

My 5 year old son Jack struggles daily with Anxiety. He needs constant reassurance and needs routine and structure to help him feel more at ease, grounded. It has been… 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

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 Telegraph. Over the years The… 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

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 mine. The other children were… View Post