Welcome to my new blog about
my Boy who has Autism
Hello, I’m a 46 year old mum with a 6 year old son, who has autism. I’ve written this blog to document all the amazing developments I’ve seen in my son, since he started having therapy and also to share the story and spread the word. I’m worried if I mention it on the Autism Facebook support groups I’m on, people might think its new age, hippie stuff, or that i’m saying that autism isn’t real, or that it can be cured. I’ve read so many posts that have helped me along the way and also read so many posts were I thought, this therapy could really help make such a difference to so many children out there. To read about the our amazing therapy journey click on my Therapy post here.
So here goes, this blog is about the developmental therapy my son has been receiving, or ‘brushing’ as we call it. A family friend who was aware of our struggles with our son’s autism and his challenging behaviour asked if we had heard of ‘Retained Primitive Reflexes’? She gave us a brief explanation which sounded… Read more
My Morning Pages… This is the first post on my new blog. Firstly a very brief introduction. I’m a mum of a six year old boy, we live in Bristol, UK. I’ve written a journal for a number of years, or another way to describe it is writing ‘my morning pages’. Back in 2005 I… Read more
If you have read my ‘Therapy’ blog about the ‘brushing’ developmental therapy we took our son for, you will know that it is a developmental therapy that aims to release any primitive (baby) reflexes that a person has retained, that can hold them back from developing properly. When I first visited the Access Potential website… Read more
WHAT A TRANSFORMATION …. Returning to school in September 2019, for Year 2. Like all parents after a long summer break we were anxious how this would go. But based on last year, when our sons behaviour took a dramatic turn for the worse, we were even more anxious. So this time we were also… Read more
Below are the developments we have seen in my son that I recorded in my journal in more detail and in time order. All the points below that I recorded were new developments that my son struggled with and had never really done before. Playing A few days after starting therapy he said, “i’m going… Read more
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