Can being in a relationship work when you have a child with complex needs?
This is something I think about from time to time, but only obviously when I get a brief opportunity to think about regular things in life. I first became a lone parent, when I divorced… View Post

Why are the summer holidays so tough?
If you are reading this then that’s great, it means you have survived too lol! It will come as no surprise that many of us find the summer holidays to be the toughest of all… View Post

The difficulties of managing ASD/PDA alongside additional comorbid conditions
Following on from my previous blog about ‘How to manage PDA’, I thought it useful to share the flip side, and the difficulties of managing ASD/PDA alongside other complex conditions. Once you have got your… View Post

The Financial Impact!
When you become a parent there is naturally a financial impact from birth! In fact those costs even start pre-birth, what with the moses basket, the pram, creating a nursery, the clothes, the nappies, the… View Post

How to manage Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)?
Firstly, what is PDA? Shared from “Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is now widely recognised as a distinct profile of autism. Individuals with a PDA profile will share similar difficulties to others on the autism… View Post