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February 26, 2018

Chapter 6 – I was going out of my mind.

Chapter 5 consisted of us being referred and discharged immediately from community paediatricians and made to jump through hoops, consisting of parenting courses. My daughter was […]
April 30, 2017

Chapter 12 – Lack Of Evidence Meant She Wasn’t ‘Severe’ Enough

The Local Authority had decided that Lola didn’t need an assessment and the letter would explain more. When the letter arrived it stated that: Lola’s special […]
April 25, 2017

Chapter 11 – Introducing PDA On Diagnosis Day

Okay so I know I say this every single chapter and it’s probably getting a bit repetitive now – but it’s true – things got worse. […]
March 9, 2017

Chapter 10 – SPD – What’s That?

After the horrendous hospital visit we had with Connie after using the crèche at the parenting course I had no qualms in phoning the people from […]
February 18, 2017

Chapter 9 – Trusting A Mothers Instinct

It was Lola’s first day at reception and she waltzed straight in, bold and bright as a button, but that didn’t last long, and as soon […]
February 13, 2017

Chapter 8 – Could It Get Any Worse?

It was great having a nanny so I could do a bit of work, Jade was amazing, the kids knew her and she knew them so […]
January 11, 2017

Chapter 7 – The Nanny’s Perspective on Autism

So we carried on, we had to just get through it; my daughter was still up every single night about 20-30 minutes after she’s fallen asleep […]
December 15, 2016

Chapter 5 – Jumping Through Hoops

In the last part, Chapter 4 – Rock bottom before a diagnosis – there were a few details I missed out and so if you’re just […]
December 8, 2016

Chapter 4 – Rock Bottom

I may have left you on a bit of a cliff-hanger in the last segment – Chapter 3 – The symptoms, but If you’re just joining us, […]