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

Tourettes Awareness

You may or may not be aware that we have just had Tourettes Awareness Day on 7th June.  You may have missed it as despite being a member or many Tourette’s support pages etc I barely noticed any publicity. Tourettes Action have a “Move for Tourettes” campaign running throughout the month of June where they … Read more

The Real Costs of CAMHS Cutbacks For Our Children

In my previous post I talked about embarking on a new journey to get our daughter diagnosed.  Girls with ADHD and / or Autism are under diagnosed.  Typically, girls on the spectrum are less disruptive, keep up better academically and are able to mask symptoms better than their male peers.  Despite this we were optimistic … Read more

Should We Be Labelling Children With SEN?

SEN labels

“Labelling” your child is a controversial subject with a lot of people feeling strongly about it.  We recently attended a talk on ADHD and the subject came up of why people feel the need to have a label. We have always wanted a “label” for George, let me explain why we felt this was important. … Read more