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 [...]

16 05, 2006

impressings

By |May 16th, 2006|home education|8 Comments

>the home education officer came today Laurie and I were a bit fab today. I'd written out our philosophy - child centred, informal, indpendent learning and holistic approach. In my usual anal way I'd written a bloody report!!! It listed each subject, the resources and the related activities. Resources included tv computer games, internet, books, [...]

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 [...]

11 04, 2006

travellings

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

>We have been travelling this week. Yesterday me, Laurie and hector left Glasgow at 11.00am and went by train to Chippenham in Wiltshire. We were on the train, accompanied by loads of luggage for 6 and a half hours!!! No toilet stops for the dog and he was, as ever a star…There wasn’t much room [...]

3 04, 2006

hectorings

By |April 3rd, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>hector the rescue dog. the sweetest natured dog on the planet and so what we need... hector What a day... Had our first visit to the family and child health psychiatric unit. met a nice woman called Dianne. Laurie actually spoke to her so she's started building a picture. I was so aware of all [...]

2 04, 2006

refusings

By |April 2nd, 2006|autism|4 Comments

>I'm so exhausted - think we all are. My hope for a successful visit to the hypnotherapist did not go very well as my son refused to talk. The guy was great though and we all tried to get him to relax but to no avail. He didn't even charge us and we hope to [...]

17 03, 2006

bufferings

By |March 17th, 2006|autism|1 Comment

yes I need some buffers. I've been bashed around a bit in the last few days and I need some cotton wool. My son has been excluded from school - his behaviour is unacceptable.... he has had a 'meltdown' (common terminology in the world of aspergers syndrome) there is construction work going on at his [...]

13 03, 2006

stutterings

By |March 13th, 2006|technologies|0 Comments

A strange day full of airports, phone calls, worrying and trying to stay focussed. Maybe this will all be explained but probably not today. The stutterings title refers to the faffing I've had to do today. Ok I know I'm demanding but I really want tagclouds on my blog - it's the librarian in me. [...]