Back To School 2020

I thought around now I would be putting up a post of “what’s in our school bags” and sharing all the fidget toys and sensory bits and bobs we pack for school. Instead, we are facing an entirely different version of back to school, where school bags are not even allowed. This post gives a … Read more

Autism Friendly Family Holidays

We are currently preparing for our family summer holiday at the end of July. We have had confirmation it is going ahead so I have a few weeks to prepare. People often ask how we manage holidays so I thought I’d write a quick post with our tips. As Autism varies so much between individuals … Read more

Tangle Angel Sensory Hairbrush Review

This post contains affiliate links, however all views are my own. Hair brushing!!!!! The two words in our house that spark horror for everyone involved. Faye has very long hair which she loves, brushing her hair is another matter. The blood curdling screams can be heard throughout the neighbourhood every morning. For School hair has … Read more

Sensory Play With Zimpli Kids Gelli Baff and Gelli Slime

We were very fortunate to be sent some sensory bah products from Zimpli Kids as they were interested in getting feedback on how their products could help sensory experiences for those with Autism. In our parcel we received a Bath Slime (Slime Baff), a Bath Jelly (Gelli Bath) and Gelli Play. Faye is a real … Read more

ADHD and Eating – What They Don’t Tell You

October is ADHD awareness month. In addition to more awareness and reducing the stigma faced by children with ADHD, it is nice to see adults with ADHD coming forward and telling their stories. Sadly ADHD is still seen by some as a “naughty child” condition. It is assumed that children with ADHD grow up and … Read more

Chewigem Chewable Jewellery

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. However all opinions are my own and affiliate links will only be used for products we have personally used and recommend. Those of you that follow Tourette Tales on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook will know we are huge fans of Chewigem. Faye uses Chewigem products every single day, she … Read more