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.
Providing structure and independence with our Tiimo visual schedule
Tiimo is a visual schedule app designed to support those needing more structure. The app works on a smartphone or smartwatch.
PECS Communication Book Review - The Autism Page
We are using the Picture Exchange Communication System with my 5 & 3 year old autistic boys. Here is a review of the PECS Communication Book.
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
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.
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…
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 wonder if you would notice that one of the children is wearing ear defenders. Or that the other child's face is so puffed up from crying that they are having to squint to see their work
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.
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
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
Yesterday we visited Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury. We’ve been there a few times before (you can read about one of our previous visits HERE), and as usual we really enjoyed makin…