We made slime!

When it comes to needing sensory play, kids with autism are at the top of the list! We have found all kinds of fun things to do, including playing with mini construction toys in a tray of rice Krispies, to play doh, water land everything in between – but slime…

9 Ways to get your ASD child to sleep at night!

  As a mother with twins who have autism, I have had many struggles in getting my children to go to sleep and stay asleep. It is a common issue for children with autism to have trouble both in falling and staying asleep and as a parent this can be…

‘First Watch’ for brunch!

  Whilst a big fan of eating out, in general, I’m not a big fan of ‘breakfast style restaurants’, and have long avoided I-HOP, Dennys and Bob Evans, and in fact, when someone told me the restaurant I had seen being constructed over recent months was going to…

How to change the routine in a child with Autism

As with a lot of children with autism, in our home of twins with autism, we have found that habits and ingrained routines are hard to break. I have been trying for sometime to break the habit Henley has of drinking pediasure and using a baby bottle. Yes I know…