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I never knew the extent of my exhaustion until I wasn’t exhausted anymore.I’m talking about the kind of exhaustion you don’t even know you have and even if you do, as a sen (special educational needs) parent there is very little you or anyone else for that matter can do about it, and you must carry on.All parenting is exhausting at times and for sen parents the added intensity, complication, sleep deprivation, vigilance and care that goes way beyond (and for some of us for a lifetime longer than just the toddler years or the teens), we do willingly, honestly...

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A quick & helpful guide with 10 tips on finding the right school for your autistic chid in the UK. Easy to read, lighthearted insights & frustrations of a parent having experienced school moves from an autism unit attached to a mainstream, to an autism specialist school, to a residential school for her son.

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A blog about the who, what, why, where for of the new 'just be' ladies fashion tee & a message to us all. Every purchase supports autism charities.

Fashion for a cause

look good. feel good. do good. 

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Since Autism Threads is a one woman show, it is my own personal mission (statement) to attract those not connected to autism in any way to my website to help change/improve their perceptions of autism & to encourage them to purchase a generic item that supports an autism charity showing they care & are aware. Or to read a newsletter or blog that opens their eyes to the world of not only autistic people but their parents & carers too.  It’s all about starting conversations & what better way to do that than through visual cues like t-shirts, tote bags,...

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A light-hearted brief blog to tip our hats in recognition of so many people & all that they are doing & coping with in this pandemic. An extra big nod to all forms of Mums and especially those with special needs and/or autistic children/adults who they care for.

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