17 07, 2006

>meanings

By |July 17th, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>been a while... we had a holiday last week - a few days out and visits and lots of home time. nice... school update... still no response from the education services since I wrote a letter asking them how we go about getting a "co-ordinated support plan" (new laws in Scotland mean that we need [...]

1 07, 2006

>storytelling

By |July 1st, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>I've been travelling for work and my 3g card that connects me to the interenet has broken. Came home to loads of work emails and haven't been on flickr or blog. Travelled down to Bristol with Laurie on the train ( 7 hour journey) to stay with my dad. laurie enjoyed seeing grandad while I [...]

10 06, 2006

>sensings

By |June 10th, 2006|autism|4 Comments

>make school make sense http://www.nas.org.uk/msms support the campaign... I got a pack for schools in the post today - going to send it to the headmistress; )) still haven't heard from the steiner school yet - but I wasn't at home on thursday/friday they may have rang while I was out. still haven't had our [...]

8 06, 2006

>steinerings

By |June 8th, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>we went for our interview with the Glasgow Steiner School yesterday. The most amazing thing about it is that laurie says he feels 10/10 about it. He has not felt 10/10 about anything for as long as I can remember!!!!! We use numbers to guage feelings because it is the best way for laurie to [...]

4 06, 2006

>thankings

By |June 4th, 2006|autism|1 Comment

>not sure if all you guys who offer support and ideas look back but i often reply in comments... so for those who may have missed my thanks/replys VERY BIG THANKS - sure we are just at the beginning so stay with us but I keep looking at my beautiful son in wonder and i [...]

2 06, 2006

>celebratings

By |June 2nd, 2006|autism|8 Comments

>we have our diagnosis we are all celebrating the news because for us it is a positive thing this is called how do you make sense of the world can't put a bigger version on this page as it messes up the right hand side of the page. The words say you have no idea [...]

1 06, 2006

recappings

By |June 1st, 2006|photography|1 Comment

>I went away last week and it was so good not to worry and to be able to focus on work. I got back to a fantastic response.... most enthusiastic greeting was from hector the wonderdog, closely followed by the other two boys. seems they were all really pleased to have me back but had [...]

20 05, 2006

>shoottheradiolouiseings

By |May 20th, 2006|autism|3 Comments

>Just sitting on flickr and watching thelma and louise again with the ballad of lucy jordan playing by marainne faithful and i think.. yeah I would have shot the bastard too... so I'll have to find an appropriate photo for today... it's not pretty but the title is go ahead punk - make my day [...]

15 05, 2006

>washings

By |May 15th, 2006|autism|7 Comments

>so funny to read your comments about the clothes thing. i've added a comment - from the heart... it can take us up to an hour to get Laurie dressed depending on the softness, length of sleeves, fluffy bits and how much cotton an item has. Can't believe that I seriously have conversations with my [...]

14 05, 2006

>hdr-ings

By |May 14th, 2006|autism, photography|4 Comments

>I've been trying out high dynamic range (hdr) photos. this is where you take 3 (or more) of the same shot (prefereably using a tripod) at different stops and then merge them in photoshop. Supposed to be better in photomatix but I haven't got that software. anyway just trying it out - there's two ways [...]

11 05, 2006

>supportings

By |May 11th, 2006|autism|4 Comments

>some of you who read this blog are so amazing I'm stunned. I never even expected people to read it but to actually respond and offer huge support and really really sound advice is way more than I expected. yes we had a bad day on monday but generally we are feeling so much more [...]

8 05, 2006

>hearings

By |May 8th, 2006|autism|5 Comments

>an apt title indeed... cried alot today we had our appeal hearing against the exclusion today. I had written a very articulate report but we did not present well verbally due to feeling so emotional. in retrospect I should have paid for a lawyer... They began by attacking our son so visciously that I was [...]