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Having To Call The Police on your ADHD/ASD Child!

Life isn’t easy when you’re raising a child on the spectrum, they don’t do things how you would expect them to. Even when I had to call the police, he acted completely the opposite to how even I would have expected! So let’s double back a bit, before half term, when my son was poorly, … Continue reading Having To Call The Police on your ADHD/ASD Child!

He Can Control It Then – Those annoying phrases we parents hear.

We all hear things at times, that annoy us, and part of the reason I called my book he can control it then, was because of just how annoyed I get when I hear it. Some of the other things I hate hearing are: “You need to get him under control.” “You can’t let him … Continue reading He Can Control It Then – Those annoying phrases we parents hear.

Before, Dear Neighbour,

I really should learn not to get too comfortable! The following Tuesday my son got up for school, went in, and I collected him and his mates at lunchtime. They stayed round my house for the rest of the day, playing on the PS4, chatting, and playing games on their phones.  When my house guest … Continue reading Before, Dear Neighbour,

Friends to Excess

Now in January, he’s attending college one day a week, he tells me he is “working his way up slowly” to the three days he’s supposed to be in. But now instead of having three or four friends round, he was having eight, nine, or even ten. Now I'm in a really difficult position, do … Continue reading Friends to Excess

ADHD A Lack of friends

Eventually, with the help of a friend, pretty much his only friend, he got on to another college course, or should I say the same course, but at a different college. He was starting to make new friends again, inviting them round to hang out at home. He still rarely left the house, unless it’s for college. … Continue reading ADHD A Lack of friends