8 ideas for an Autism Friendly Christmas

Here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody’s having fun…..aren’t they? Whilst families all over the world are excitedly looking forward to Christmas, that’s not necessarily the case for everyone. Christmas can be a very difficult time…

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21 Christmas present ideas for kids with autism

It’s that time of year again when autism parents all over the world start to panic. What on earth am I going to buy my kids for Christmas this year? Often our children are unable…

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A parent is only ever as happy as their unhappiest child…

I remember hearing this statement a few years ago and it really stuck with me… Before I became a dad I don’t think I ever realised just how much my happiness would be tied to…

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Autism Friendly Cinema

I thought going to the cinema would be a significant part of my life as a parent. I was sure by now we’d have been numerous times to see the latest cartoons and family movies,…

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To medicate or not to medicate…here we go again

After 9 long months of waiting, appointments, referrals, and more appointments, today was the day. Today Tommy got to see a child psychiatrist… Before becoming a dad, they’re not two words I’d have naturally put…

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