Why Can't You Just...?

(A poem about autism) Why can’t you just sit still? You squirm, you stim, you flap, you spin, you nod, you spill your drinks and bang and tap. It tires […]

Autism and Waiting

I’ve briefly mentioned the difficulty of waiting for children on the autistic spectrum in previous blog posts but I think it’s worth a post unto itself. Waiting is trying for all […]

The Light Fantastic of Autism

A while back I wrote this post on noise sensitivity in autistic people.  Out of all the ways my probable autism affects me in everyday life, noise sensitivity is definitely up there […]

Raising the Cubs Vegetarian

I thought I’d write a blog post about how my vocabulary around autism has changed since I first started blogging and why I no longer use certain terms or have […]

Christmas 2016

Right, I finally have time to write a blog update on our Christmas. Tyger struggled in the days leading up to Christmas.  The excitement was a bit much for him […]

Autism and Pain

We had a lot of illness in the house recently.  For a fortnight Bear, Wolf and I were all pretty ill but Tyger seemed to dodge it until a week […]

Explaining SEND to Other Children

Between illness and generally being busy I haven’t managed to write much in the last few weeks, which is especially annoying because I had a request to write about a specific […]