Paul speaks at Autism Central Conference

We recently attended the Autism Central Event in Birmingham, which was a great event with a good range of products & services on show for people with Autism as well as a valuable programme of workshops & seminars set up throughout the course of the day. Paul de Savary led an excellent workshop session on […]

Paul & Ann on the Air!

Tune in to BBC Radio Lincolnshire 94.9FM at 10am, Monday 26th November to catch Paul & Ann talking live on the ‘Mid-Morning Show’ with Melvyn Prior. The topic for discussion is “Real Lives” so it will be a fantastic opportunity to hear Paul & Ann speaking directly about their experiences of being a parent of a child with learning disabilities […]

Stark Reality at 18

The Changes from Children’s Services to Adult Services Once somebody reaches 18 and moves into Adult Social Care things can change overnight and you need to be prepared for it. In the ideal world, there should be a transition process over from Children’s Services to Adult Services of at least a year but that tends […]

How to Apply to a Specialist College

We met our friends from Derwen College last night at a school event.  They had a fantastic article on their stand that they were handing out to parents and so we thought we would share it with you.  It is from the NATSPEC website and provides information for parents and carers on the process you […]

Visiting Homes 2: Space and Combination

Following on from our earlier post Visiting Homes here’s a second installment on what to look out for in terms of physical layout and space in the homes, both shared space and private.  People need space if they are going to live together in a community environment.  That doesn’t necessarily mean large rooms, it means […]