It’s Autism Awareness Month in the USA

Here are some ideas for how to make your Sunday School class more autism friendly There's never going to be an exhaustive list of 'things to do' nor will those things work for every child - I've compiled this list of maybe-this-or-maybe-that type things that I've found useful to think about when working with autistic … Continue reading It’s Autism Awareness Month in the USA

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A whole heap of things…

...is an accurate description of what I'm supposed to be doing... ...and what's in this blog post. Apologies for not posting earlier this week: we're moving house (to a different continent!) and are spending the summer holidays packing, organising, getting rid of things,  visiting friends and family, having visitors, throwing parties, throwing away junk and … Continue reading A whole heap of things…

How to…

Help an anxious child whether it's first-day-jitters or an anxiety attack Anxiety (along with depression) is the most common mental health issue today.  Having just read Emma Scrivener's latest book A New Day which deals in part with anxiety and receiving some helpful guidance from secular sources because all the schools are preparing for a … Continue reading How to…

How to…

Be more inclusive for those with hearing impairments I hope these five, easy to implement, tips help with including those with difficulty hearing. I'd suggest trying to do these things even if all the kids in your class can hear perfectly as it may also help those with difficulty listening. Sorry for the delay in … Continue reading How to…