autism Archive

Finding education

I’m in various Facebook groups for children like Jude who have learning disabilities and a very common discussion theme emerges on an almost daily basis. Education. Which school is right, do you go mainstream or …

Transition meeting

This morning I attended a transition meeting at Jude’s new school.   I love calling it his new school, makes it feel so official!   My emotions were running away with me a bit; I …

Freak outs

How do you cope when your child completely loses it?   Jude has done this twice in the car in the last month and it’s just awful. The first time, I was on my own …

Dinner with a Jude

Following last week’s rather irate insistence that the council finally send on the necessary documents (a month later than they could have) to Jude’s new school, I thought I’d document Jude’s final couple of weeks …

Visit to Jude’s new school

Today, I took the children (and Granny!) up to see Jude’s new school so we could work out if we need to buy anything special for his room. It’s so amazing what they provide, I …

Results from yesterdays Panel

Jude (yesterday) in his funky new onesie!   Thank you so much to everyone who has messaged me about yesterdays meeting. Here is a video of me explaining what happened and where we go from here. …

Routines and de-escalation techniques

The following was written by a good friend of mine called Jenni who blogs at Chilling with Lucas She has experience of working with learning disabled children and adults so knows what she’s talking about in terms …