When your child has autism and disabilities, you start to notice as they get older that some products you’d like to buy just aren’t easy to get hold of — or available at all. And, if they are, you can guarantee that there will be a disability price tag attached to it! You know that one […]
About Laura Rutherford
Laura is mum to Brody & Sydney. Brody is primarily undiagnosed with autism, GDD, epilepsy, SPD, hypotonia and hypermobility. She writes about their life on her blog Brody, Me & GDD.
Laura is currently campaigning for bigger nappies for children with additional support needs, with a petition here. She also wants to raise awareness for Changing Places toilets through social media.
Entries by Laura Rutherford
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, […]
A high pain threshold can be common when your child has autism or, in fact, any special need. And it can be both a blessing and a curse. Recently, when my son Brody had an accident at home, his high pain threshold was a real blessing. He was perched on the corner of our sofa […]