World Autism Awareness Day: 20 things you need to know

 It’s World Autism Awareness Day! Though it’s going to be hugely overshadowed this year by the Coronavirus crisis that the world finds itself gripped by, it’s still a day we can choose to recognise and…

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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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Mental Health Week 2019

As it is Mental Health Week I thought I’d share a little about some of my own mental health journey, as a dad to two autistic sons…. A few years back there was very little…

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