Life skills series: Part one cooking with your special needs child

Life skills series: Part one cooking with your special needs child

At Social Living Solutions, we are all about helping your child meet his or her potential.  Coming up over the next few months is a series of helpful blogs centred around life skills that will help your child to flourish.  Today I am going to talk about the essential...

Empowering Our Children

Empowering Our Children

Empowerment. This is a word that is used a lot. In my work as a Global Ambassador for Taryn Brumfitt's "Body Image Movement", we constantly talk about empowering girls and women to love and embrace their bodies. When I look at the parallels of this movement and trying...

It’s Not About a “Cure”

It’s Not About a “Cure”

I ended my last blog with: "As a society we care too much about other people's ideas of what is and what is not appropriate, rather than the effect our actions and behaviour will have on the ones we should love and support the most." For all my life I have been a...

“Mildly” Autistic: What does this mean for the individual?

“Mildly” Autistic: What does this mean for the individual?

“If you have it (Autism) mildly, you are at the awkward mid-point of being “normal enough” for everyone to expect the same from you as everyone else, but “autistic” enough not to reach these expectations.” Chris Bonelli – autisticnotweird.com

Reading this got me thinking…