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Mental Health

Mental health is as important as physical health. It can effect your physical health.

Tam being cheeky

Finding Answers

Finding answers to behaviours can be difficult, sometimes being wrong helps

Simple things need work

Simple things sometimes have an army of people working in the background so that it looks simple. Really they perform magic on a daily basis.

Tam Oct 19

Change

A change is as good as a rest, that’s a saying I have always appreciated in my life. Then life throws a change at you that you don’t want and it is anything but a rest. In fact it becomes the most heartbreaking, stressful and disturbing event of your life. For the past year I…

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Respite Play

Pros & Cons of Repsite

One of the biggest steps I have taken with Tam is putting him into respite. So far it has been 1 or 2 nights in a lovely place that is especially for kids with autism. The staff are fantastic and do an excellent job of helping the kids to adjust to a new environment. I…

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Me and Tam

Separation Anxiety

I have spent quite a lot of time looking into any information that I can find on separation anxiety. Most of it is about the mental health aspect of it, some of it is about methods of coping with typical kids starting school or playgroups. Very little of it is about separation anxiety caused by…

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blown away

Tam has just blown me away and made me cry in the best possible way. He walked up to me and signed to me and said out loud – “Tam Love Daddy” 14:30 Sunday 13th October 2019

Tam Crawling

Empathy

empathy /ˈɛmpəθi/ noun: empathy the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. A lot of my time at the moment is trying to see things from Tams point of view. Trying to understand what he is feeling, what is going through his mind, what is causing him to act a particular way. This…

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