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Why Are We So Adultish?

from Sonny Days

Learning from a boy with autism and ADHD, exploring London and having fun


Gently Weeping….

from Downright Joy

Discovering joy in unexpected places – a journey into parenthood and Down's Syndrome


We liked outside just as much as inside

from The Boy With Five Names

Twitter: @linzi74

Labelled at birth as being severely disabled, The Boy With Five Names proves that despite the harshest beginnings light will always shine.


Mainstream schooling for a child with Down's syndrome

from Future of Down's

A blog co-written by a couple of families who write about raising a child with Down's syndrome...

My Son Isaac

New label, more to learn

from My Son Isaac; A Dad's Perspective

Twitter: @copyiswritten

Matt Davis blogs about his five-year-old son's autism. He's a parent patron of Ambitious About Autism. Isaac was diagnosed with high-functioning autism just after his third birthday.

Muddling through: An Aspergers tale

It's not my fault!

from Muddling through: An Aspergers tale

About muddling through family life with a husband/dad newly diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, three young kids who bring their own triumphs and tribulations and a wife/mum who feels like, often,...


Learning Disability Awareness Workshop

from The Special Parent's Handbook

News, views, articles & info on everything to do with children & disability, & about my book "The Special Parent's Handbook"

Somewhere in Between

Links links and thanks. Happy 20th Birthday Jeans For Genes!

from Somewhere in Between

Twitter: @MrsSaraJJ

TV exec and mother to two lovely boys, one with two very rare and magical genetic disorders. As life throws its punches, I've donned my protective clothing and am finding my way through this course...


Schools, roads and automobiles

from Gingerbread and Sunshine

A blog about life raising a funny & happy young boy with an undiagnosed genetic condition


Back to routine 

from Woman with baby

Twitter: @womanwithbaby

The fabulous, emotional, chaotic, hilarious life of woman with (now two) toddlers. Chuck in some autism, lots of cake and a dollop of Toy Story and we're done.