Introducing a new feature reporting on people and organisations providing services for autistic people. In our inaugural article today we are featuring Sensory World Play Centre in Dewsbury. Linda Holmes is a woman on a mission. Linda is the sole proprietor and manager of Sensory World Play Centre, a multi sensory play centre for children... Continue Reading →
No post yesterday, sorry peeps. I took a rest day and then spent the afternoon getting chores out the way so I could relax for the Super Bowl. I became a fan of (American) Football a few years ago through some American friends I used to play an online game with. I streamed a game... Continue Reading →
My son has a wicked sense of humour. By wicked I mean he enjoys the discomfort of others and he loves watching people get angry or surprised, so long as they are not angry at him. For a boy who doesn't like surprises or loud noises himself, he's quite happy to make me squeal when... Continue Reading →
Tom has discovered prank videos on YouTube. This is making me nervous. I have visions of clingfilm over the toilet bowl, apple-pie beds and buckets of water balanced precariously over door frames. Luckily for me things have progressed since the practical joke books of my childhood. Pranks on YouTube have evolved and become more elaborate... Continue Reading →
via Sesame Street welcomes Julia, a muppet with autism - BBC News Sesame Street has created Julia, a muppet who has autism. It's wonderful that a programme so involved with early years children is raising this issue. Interesting that they've gone with a girl as far fewer girls are diagnosed. However, I've read a number of... Continue Reading →
My favourite blogger and author is back after a five month break with a new post. If you haven't visited the site, I'd recommend setting aside an hour and settling down with a cup of tea (and possibly some biscuits). Very funny, tender, affirming and occasionally heart breaking, it's quite a read: My Son's Not Rainman.