Carly and her autistic girl power t-shirt

Autism and celibacy

As monthly columnist for My Family, Our Needs, most of my articles are family based. However, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day (and apart from references to being a tired
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Looking for a job – what happened next?

We hear from Emma about her experiences as a disabled person now in employment. Has it been plain sailing? Or has it brought a whole new set of problems to light?

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.

Blogging and BAPS - BAPS 2018 winner Tina's workstation, computer, coffee and 2 BAPS Awards!

Me, blogging and BAPS

If you started to read this hoping that you would gain some insight into how to master the world of blogging and understand the subtle abbreviations that get thrown into
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Youssef showing his support for the Treat Me Well campaign

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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Gemma's son Thomas

Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week

This week marks the 5th Global Rare Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week. Raising awareness, offering support to families and spreading the word about Rare Chromosome Disorder are all high on the
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