Tag: Special needs parenting

autism journey

Autism Journey: A Real Mum Shares her Autism Experience

We always want the best for our children, so what happens when you find out that that they will never have a ‘normal’ life? Megan shares her son’s journey towards an Autism diagnosis and the hopes that she has for him.

The Shine Shed: A play centre for all-abilities

When I think of play centres, I think loud, crowded and with my son who is very sensitive to loud noises, it means not being able to use more than …

Things Special Needs Parents HATE Hearing

Sometimes we all need to just think before opening our mouths… Here are some things you should never say to a parent that has a special needs child. “I’m so …

Woolies getting behind differently-abled kids

The Fresh Food people have opened a new Woolies, but this isn’t your average grocer, this Woolies is located at St. Gabriel’s School in Castle Hill. St. Gabriel’s caters to …

Coles launches quiet hour to create autism friendly shopping experience

Coles have revealed their newest initiative, Quiet Hour to assist families and individuals on the autism spectrum or suffering with sensory issues. Quiet Hour will roll out across 68 Coles …

today i need kindness

Today I need kindness

Our mum says: Today I need kindness. Be the person who reaches out, asking are you ok? Rather than continuing on without looking sideways at those around

Explaining special needs to your child

Explaining special needs to your child – tips on how to teach your children to be inclusive and understanding of people with special needs

what is autism

What is Autism and What does it Look Like

Our Early Childhood expert, Jan Jones, explains what Autism is and how to recognise it.