Financial Support for Parent/Carers

Financial Support for Parent/Carers
So when you are faced with the extremely difficult decision of having to give up your job/career, as the pressure of having a child with additional needs requires more focus than your job and your… View Post

Special Needs Parenting: How to prepare for a meeting or an appointment

Special Needs Parenting: How to prepare for a meeting or an appointment
When you have a child with additional needs and/or mental health conditions, it is likely that you will become quite overwhelmed by the amount of meetings and appointments that come your way! At the beginning… View Post

Need help completing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) application form?

Need help completing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) application form?
When you first have this drop on your door mat, you will be forgiven for thinking ‘where on earth do I start?!’ Take a deep breath! Firstly, this form is your opportunity to explain all… View Post

Christmas is looming!

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

The difficulties of managing ASD/PDA alongside additional comorbid conditions

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