Thanks Mr Weather Man!

Just when you think sleep can’t get any worse Mr Weather Man pulls a heatwave out of his bag! ​My girl has Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. This can manifest in several ways. Today it showed itself by illustrating my girls difficulty with temperature regulation. Children, and adults, with Autism often have problems with temperature…… Continue reading Thanks Mr Weather Man!

Sunny days 

Sunshine brings summer days out,  Sunshine means crowded, busy places. Sunshine brings long, light days,  Sunshine means confusion at bedtimes. Sunshine brings warmth to our skin,  Sunshine means touch and sticky suncream. Sunshine brings bright white light,  Sunshine means a sensory meltdown. Sunshine brings children out to play,  Sunshine means too much noise. Sunshine brings…… Continue reading Sunny days 

Stimming.

Stimming. ‘A self stimulatory behaviour. The repetition of a movement, a sound, or a repeated movement of an object.’ There are the ones people are more aware of. The constant spinning of wheels, hand flapping, rocking, jumping up and down on the spot. We all do it. It is not predominately found in Autism. We…… Continue reading Stimming.

Too hot!

​My girl has Autism. She also has Sensory Processing Disorder. This can manifest in several ways. Today it showed itself by illustrating my girls difficulty with temperature regulation. Children, and adults, with Autism often have problems with temperature regulation which can cause some extreme reactions. My girl loves the cold. In the winter she will…… Continue reading Too hot!