Reactions To My Son’s Wheelchair

As  Brody gets older, his disabilities become more visible to those around us  – wearing nappies, sometimes dribbling, noises instead of words, his cognitive ability and movements.   And of course there is his wheelchair.   Last year Brody outgrew his buggy and we found ourselves at wheelchair services being measured for our first wheelchair.… Continue reading Reactions To My Son’s Wheelchair

Tom’s Splashy Adventures – Firefly Product Review

There are so many simple things that you are all too aware can be taken for granted when you’re a parent to a child with disabilities. Just one of them is being able to support yourself sitting upright safely and comfortably so that you can enjoy basic fun things like a bath or paddling pool.… Continue reading Tom’s Splashy Adventures – Firefly Product Review

The Unpredictability of Sensory Processing Disorder

I never knew about sensory issues before having Brody. I wouldn’t have believed that a child could get so upset at the sight, touch, smell or sound of something — if that something wasn’t typically upsetting. Brody’s sensory issues were visible before we even knew what they were. When he was weaning as a baby,… Continue reading The Unpredictability of Sensory Processing Disorder