The challenges adults and children face eating out if they have sensory processing issues. My recent blog piece for Open Table UK explains what sensory processing disorder is, the barriers it can create to eating out, and what some restaurants are doing to help make dining out accessible to all. https://blog.opentable.co.uk/dining-out-sensory-processing-disorder/.Read More Too loud, too bright, too tasty!
Oops, sorry [face palm]. I started this post in May 2016, and time, circumstance, an attention-deficit brain, the sheer monotony and hard work of dealing with all of the minutiae and massiveness of caring and advocating, depression, subsequent recovery and ACTUAL HAPPINESS stopped me writing. I don’t know why I stopped, to start again feels […]Read More The broken heart (and time)
carer ˈkɛːrə/ noun BRITISH a family member or paid helper who regularly looks after a child or a sick, elderly, or disabled person. ¹ I handed in my notice last week, and take ownership of my official Full Time Carer badge in three weeks time. In the meantime, I am doing exactly the same amount of “caring”, […]Read More So when does a parent become a carer?