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This is my Child – Undiagnosed

This is my Child – Undiagnosed

This post is in conjunction with The Mumsnet This is my Child Campaign is about busting myths and raising awareness. When he was 2 years old he started to demonstrate “traits” of Autism, some reminding me of his oldest brother. They weren’t anything we couldn’t handle, we’d had 14 years of living with Aspergers at this point.(…)

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Sensory Processing Disorder – Tactile Touch

Sensory Processing Disorder – Tactile Touch

Sensory Processing Disorder is when the information we constantly received by the seven senses is misinterpreted by the brain when it is processed. Sometimes our brains say there is TOO MUCH information coming in, and sometimes NOT ENOUGH. One of the areas this happens in is that of the Tactile sense – or touch. This(…)

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Paint it Red for Autism

Paint it Red for Autism

Tuesday 2nd April 2013 World Autism Awareness Day “Autism is much more common than many people think, with over half a million people in the UK having the condition. If you include their families, autism touches the lives of over two million people every day.” (Source The National Autistic Society) I have just quickly put together some(…)

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Trying to do the Best for your Child (DLA)

Trying to do the Best for your Child (DLA)

When you have a child there’s no doubting that financially it’s a large commitment, one that you can’t really comprehend. Some people try to save up and make sure they can “afford” a child before they have their first, or subsequent children. Some things inevitably you cannot predict; how many days off sick your child(…)

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