Autism and stimming

Chances are that if your child is autistic and you’ve read up on it, you would have come across something called stimming. But what actually is it? Is it something
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Disclosing your disability at work

Disclosure: just that word implies a hidden secret; something serious that may only have negative repercussions when people eventually find out about it. This couldn’t be further from the truth
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Autistic meltdowns

Lots of autistic children will experience meltdowns and watching them go through it can be really distressing for parents. Especially if you don’t know how to help them. Here, we
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Sociable Life launches

My Family, Our Needs loves bringing you new websites and apps that we think will make your life easier and our latest one is no exception. In fact, we think
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Learning Disability Week 2018

This week is Learning Disability Week 2018 and the focus is on Mencap’s Treat Me Well campaign. 1200 people with a learning disability die avoidably in hospital, every year. Mencap’s
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