Author: theloneautismparent

The calm between storms

The calm between storms

There's a sense of calm in the house that we haven't experienced in years. A sense of promise for the summer to come. A quiet determination to wring out every single ounce of fun. It's a really lovely feeling. And it's no coincidence that this is my first blog for months.  I felt I should … Continue reading The calm between storms

The price of empathy

When your child receives an ASD diagnosis after they have started school the choice of school placement isn't necessarily clear cut. LA's often have policies about just how far your child needs to be behind their peers to even warrant a conversation. Never mind your childs tangible stress or anxiety levels. The LA decides. Making … Continue reading The price of empathy

How Tesco saved our #CalmerChristmas

How Tesco saved our #CalmerChristmas

This year our little household is fully embracing the idea of a #calmerchristmas. No visitors, limited visits, no long-distance travelling, scaled back decorations, and a light schedule which J and I will agree together, in advance, adding in lots of the stuff that HE likes to do. Given that school have already shown an ignorance of … Continue reading How Tesco saved our #CalmerChristmas