‘Washing My Autistic Son’s Feet’

James, my 15-year old autistic son, gets cold feet…  Sometimes this is because he often prefers to go barefoot, sometimes this is because his blood circulation isn’t as good as it might be, or maybe it’s a combination of the two. He likes to have his feet rubbed, to warm them up, but recently he … Continue reading ‘Washing My Autistic Son’s Feet’

‘Disability and Brexit’

As Ben Elton used to say… “Ooh, a little bit of politics there!” so buckle up for theadditionalneedsblogfather’s take on disability and Brexit… On the 23rd June 2016, the population of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum to answer the following question:  “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union … Continue reading ‘Disability and Brexit’

‘The Additional Needs Battle’

The word ‘Battle’ has been at the forefront of my mind this week;  it has been a key part of my week in several ways, through experiences and as a place.  The three reasons that this word has been key for me this week are linked, personal, ministry and place, and so come together into … Continue reading ‘The Additional Needs Battle’