Autistic Mother: Holidays & Supported

With two children with very different autistic needs it can sometimes feel like every thought, every judgement, every assessment I do as a parent is based on a scale weighting. Who needs what and who needs it most at this particular moment of time for the greater good of them as individuals and us as a family unit. Do you know who else does that? A triage nurse in an A&E department. “Nurse...
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Autistic Mother: Still no Support

“The approaching new term is a time of rising anxiety and life changes for myself and my daughter . This Year my daughter is starting at our local college to study hairdressing . This will be the first time that she has been in mainstream education for fifteen months .She is going to have to learn a whole new set of routines and rules and once more wear her social masks .She has become more and...
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Autistic Mother: Summer Holiday’s

Fantastic tips and adaptive skills by our Awesome Mother contained in her article.  Create a 6 week holiday schedule for yourself to provide structure and routine Create individual timetables for each child Investigate what holiday programs, camps or clubs are available Enlist help from partner, family and friends Schedule outings with low stimuli / social contact such as National Trust and...
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