Autism

Autism and the Tiger Meltdown

On Friday we decided to take Ethan to Colchester Zoo. Partly because he needed to get out of the house and partly because he had been asking to go there. Being that we didn’t have Little E with us we…

Autism

Sibling Interaction and Autism

When Ethan was diagnosed with autism the thought of having another child was the furthest thought from our minds. We were scared that another child would mean another diagnosis as there is a one in five chance that another child…

Review

Cheeky Chompers Neckerchew PRODUCT REVIEW

Last summer Ethan become a chewer to fulfill his sensory needs. This is very common with Autism but it drove us insane. He would chew his t-shirts and ruined so many by stretching them and making holes in them. We…

Books

How to Fly with Broken Wings by …

‘I should not be on top of the school wall. I should be doing my homework. Mrs Hubert, my maths teacher has given me different homework from the rest of the class. They have to complete 10 equations. I have…

Autism

Autism, Doors and Anxiety

Ethan has always had a thing for doors. From a very young age he would be fascinated with cupboard doors. If there was a cupboard Ethan would be there opening and closing the door. I suppose it was an obsession…