Why ‘parent blaming’ is so damaging
Having a child with special needs can be tough, on some days even super tough! However, what makes this journey even harder is when professionals don’t listen to what us, as parents, are telling them.… View Post

Christmas is looming!
For any family Christmas can be stressful, however if you are a family who has a child with additional needs, ‘special occasions’ can often be even trickier, Christmas included and for us it is no… View Post

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