Autism Hippie struggles on a day out in Disney’s Hollywood Studios with Autistic son

A mother who decided to take her Autistic son to Disney’s Hollywood Studio’s after the change in regulations we reported on October 1 of Disney’s change in policy regarding their Fast Pass tickets. The outspoken Autism Hippie set her Facebook page up on August 13 this year and took her son, Mike along for a […]

Protecting Your Autistic Child from Abuse

The best way to deal with child abuse is to prevent it in the first place. No parent wants to see their child become a victim, and when your child has special needs, the stakes can be even higher. Many perpetrators see special-needs children as easy marks, because they may not understand the boundaries between […]

Petition urges Cross Country trains to change their policy regarding special needs

A petition has been  started to urge Cross Country trains to change and review their policy after a number of special needs children were allegedly made to sit outside a toilet on a journey from Edinburgh to Lanarkshire. The train was reportedly full as the 10 children, aged from four upwards, had been on a […]

When special needs children appear to have unlearned skills they possessed

This article has bee reprinted with the kind permission of Mari Nosal M.Ed. It originally appeared on the blog, Taking the Diss out of Disabled. Being the parent of a child with special needs can produce a myriad of emotions that are connected to our children’s growth and development. Some of those emotions will be […]

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