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What makes our SEN home a little different. The visual aids, safety adaptations and sensory stuff. Picture Exchange Communication System, Communication Book, Attention Autism, School Car, Special Educational Needs, Book Wall, Visual Aids, Autistic Children, Home Learning

Behind the scenes in my SEN home - The Autism Page

What makes our SEN home a little different. The visual aids, safety adaptations and sensory stuff. Take a look at what is in my house.

Activities to Play with Gelli Baff and Gelli Slime (which don’t involve using the bath). Calming Activities, Fun Activities, Blocked Sink, Counting Bears, Special Educational Needs, Star Wars Books, Different Textures, Farm Yard, Sensory Play

Activities to Play with Gelli Baff and Gelli Slime (which don’t involve using the bath).

I am a huge fan of hands on sensory play. It can help children to build tolerance to different textures, brings in lots of new language and encourages children to extend their play skills. My son, …

Help with Paperwork & Education - The Autism Page Teaching Autistic Children, Children With Autism, Attention Autism, Educational Psychologist, Special Educational Needs, First Job, Health Education, Mental Health, Care Plans

Help with Paperwork & Education - The Autism Page

Its hard enough parenting your autistic child wihout all the paperwork on top. This post will help you with your DLA and EHCP forms and educational support.

Autistic Feet Mentally Exhausted, Special Educational Needs, Autistic People, Taken For Granted, Talk To Me, Autism, Mental Health, It Hurts, Parenting

Autistic Feet

Hey readers, My feet hurt today as a result of overusing them yesterday. I know so what?! Here is the thing why I am talking about my feet is the fact I am autistic you see and my feet posture is not very good. I have always had problems with standing and the way I coordinate my feet with walking. I am so clumsy as well when I walk. I am guaranteed to trip up even if there is nothing there. The amount of bashing my toes into stuff and cursing under my breathe is unreal. My husband…

Covert Covid Special Educational Needs, Engineering Projects, Autism, My House, Mental Health, Mental Illness

Covert Covid

If you looked into my house, what would you see? Would you see two children sitting opposite each other at the dining table, quietly doing school work while their mother supports them? You might. And you might think that that was a true reflection of our day to day experience. If you looked a little closer, I won...

PECS® Schedule Board Kit – Review Schedule Board, Pecs Schedule, Picture Exchange Communication System, Communication Development, Visual Timetable, Visual Schedules, Autistic Children, Children With Autism

PECS® Schedule Board Kit - Review - The Autism Page

Visual schedules are so helpful to support autistic children. This schedule also includes choice cards and a finished box.

6 simple tips that make your paper organization system easy to use and maintain, now and in the future, so the paper clutter never returns. Easy To Use, How To Make, Special Educational Needs, Improve Yourself, Make It Yourself, Paper Clutter, Paper Ornaments, Paper Organization, Origami Paper

Is the Autism Page Network the community you are looking for?

Is The Autism Page Network the community you are looking for? Peer to peer support for those living in the UK with an interest in autism.

Christmas challenges with autism and anxiety - Steph's Two Girls All Things Christmas, Christmas Holidays, Christmas Bulbs, Types Of Autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance, Special Educational Needs, Christmas Challenge, Anxiety, Challenges

Christmas challenges with autism and anxiety

Family life, reviews and experiences with our two girls. Youngest is autistic; her autism type is PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance)

A Visit To Howletts Animal Park & A Simple Follow-Up Activity – Sensational Learning with Penguin Hands On Learning, Learning Activities, Cards On The Table, Wild Animal Park, Special Educational Needs, Wild Dogs, Some Cards, Ready To Play, Picture Cards

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A Visit To Howletts Animal Park & A Simple Follow-Up Activity – Sensational Learning with Penguin

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The Impact of Seasonal Change on my Autistic Son - The Autism Page

It took me a long time to recognise the patter of regressions in line with seasonal change impacting my autistic child. See what we use to prepare him now.

Is my child autistic? The signs I saw that led me to getting my son assessed… – Mummy Is My Child Autistic, Special Educational Needs, Baby F, Sign I, I Saw, See It, Assessment, Autism, Mental Health

Is my child autistic? The signs I saw that led me to getting my son assessed…

One of the most common search questions which lead people to my blog is ‘is my child autistic?’. I myself had typed the same thing into google many times back when J was 1 years oldR…