Monthly Archives: May 2012

What shall we do at the weekend? – the complexity of plans!

So the big question on everyone’s lips at the moment is ‘What are you doing at the weekend?’ For months the big Jubilee weekend has been looming and now it is nearly here.  The children are all having jubilee street … Continue reading

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High Functioning Autism vs Aspergers: The emotions of labels.

I have talked in previous posts about the journey to diagnosis with B.  We had the meeting with the assessment team in the week of his 7th birthday.  My Mum came with me to hear the outcome.  I was really … Continue reading

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My blog has been nominated for an award

I can’t believe this, I have only been writing this blog for a couple of months and it has been nominated for an award. Thank you very much to seventhvoice for nominating me. It means a lot because it helps me … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Pet Hates

I Have been grumbling a lot about things lately, so I thought I’d share some of the things that really irritate me and my family.  Some of these will be generally familiar and some highlight some of the particular narks … Continue reading

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Dear Maria Miller

Dear Maria Miller, I’m coming to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment meeting tomorrow (21 May 2012) to help explain the importance of Disability Living Allowance. I understand you will be at this meeting, but I … Continue reading

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My thoughts About the changes to ‘Special Education’

Yesterday the Head Teacher of my Son’s primary school told me that the laptop computer they ordered for B has arrived.  Well this is great, but I can’t help feeling it is all a little too late and being angry … Continue reading

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Preparation and the effect on expectations

We are about to go through a big period of change with B.  He will be starting High school in September, which will be a huge change.  It is a huge change for any child to move from a school … Continue reading

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