Mis-dom

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I know this is a strange title for a blog entry, but I use this word because every now and then my son Micah comes out with something so thought provoking, funny,  or so outside the box, that I have called it Mis-dom.   This weekend he asked me if I knew the game SIMS, [...]

Hackathon Reunion

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Here we all are again, at the DMU Hackathon 2014. Things have been really quiet on this blog for a while, but now we are all back together, so far we have been able to get our app up and running, we have set up this website, and we have a Facebook page and a [...]

I didn’t know you didn’t like dogs!

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A few weeks ago a friend of mine invited me and the kids up to her farm to have a look at the lambs that had just been born. I jumped at the chance as I thought it would be very interesting for the two younger kids to see the animals up close and personal. [...]

That Ah Ha moment.

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It has been a bit of a whirlwind since the 1st of May, with the launch has come many opportunities to meet with people and talk about our wonderful kids and our wonderful idea. There is so little known about Autism out there in the great public, and we really want to change that. I [...]

how things change

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Ali, Jenny Cornwell and I spent last night listening to appr. 30 parents taking part in the first of 8 educational/information sessions on autism. The educational sessions are great with lots of information and advice on many issues our children face and the impact it has on us as parents and the rest of the family. Everyone [...]

Week 1…

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So the app launched last week on Friday. We have been really busy facebooking all our friends and contacts sharing the “love” for MeMi. No crashes yet!!!! which I understand is a bit of a coup in programming terms and lots of great positive feedback. This is like a dream come true for us really. From [...]

In the beginning…

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When your child is first diagnosed with Autism you are shocked, devastated, sad and at a loss as to know what to do next. You have had many meetings with schools, with consultants, with Paediatricians, with SENCO’s… with anybody who will listen. With the diagnosis you begin to think that there may be a light at the [...]

 
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