Spent today discussing faecal smearing and my book ‘What to do about Smearing’ published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers with Kimberly Albrecht of LOMAH. The podcast will be released in September www.lomah.org
My latest article for SEN Magazine was published today (15/06/20). This time it’s about engaging parent carers in Relationhsip and Sex Education (RSE). Just in time for RSE Day (today 25th June) https://senmagazine.co.uk/sen-online/sen107/#p=44
Lockdown days: I gave two webinars about parenting and puberty, relationship & sexuality education for Supported Loving national group
Writing the latest blog about speaking and attending Autism Acceptance Day at Brunel University
BLOG PAGE: Latest blog about puberty and girls/young women with developmental delays and disabilities 🙂
Spent a lively evening giving a presentation to an engaged group of parents called Swindon SEND Families Voice. And the subject? PUBERTY!
Just completed a nice piece of work for Jessica Kingsley Publishers, reviewing a book proposal 🙂
Completed my first article for My Family Our Needs magazine for parents of children and young people with additional needs about puberty and periods in girls with developmental delay.
Spent yesterday exploring relationships and sexuality issues with Learning Disability nurses and school nurses working in special and mainstream school.
Summer is here and I’ve just finished my latest article for the next edition of Autism Eye, this time about sexually empowering women with autism
My latest article about puberty and autism, published in Aukids magazine Issue 44 July/August
My latest article for SEN Magazine July/August edition about mandatory relationships and sex education in England from September 2020 Now available online
June: talking with parent carers and professionals at the Wiltshire Parent Carer Council’s event for early years
Enjoyed a day in Salisbury for the Autism Showcase at the Guildhall, talking with parents, people with learning disabilities and professionals
NEW BLOG for Jessica Kingsley Publishers about the Countdown To Statutory RSE conference on blog page 1 May
Thank you to Sex Ed Rescue for talking about Things Toms Like on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VSrpGOyutk&list=PLjU7Zk5uoCHQfd2Y05AedO1Ecd74rCtKw
My next article for the Journal of Health Visiting, titled ‘Relationships and Sexuality Education for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities’ published on 18 February 🙂
Tuesday 13 November: Attended and ran a workshop for Derbyshire County Council’s conference ‘Get ready for Relationships and Sex Education’
JULY 20th The second of the ‘What is/are…’ series is published. The title is: ‘What is …personal space? A book ffor young people with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities.’
JULY 6th The first in my series ‘What is/are…’ about aspects of relationship and sex education was published. This title is: What Are…Relationships? A book for young people with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities. Illustrated by Jonathon Powell Link
JUNE 2018 Gave presentation at the Chromsome 18 Europe international conference in Glasgow, followed by two sessions for parents about boys/young men and girls/young women
MAY 2018 Spent yesterday running a relationships and sex education workshop for a very lively groups of parents of children and young people with special educational needs 🙂
MARCH 2018 lecturing on the Masters program at University of Bristol.
FEBRUARY 2018 TD day training about relationships and sex education for teaching staff at Fosse Way School, Radstock
FEBRUARY 2018 AT UNIVERSITY OF CRETE giving a day long relationships and sex education workshop for Masters students.
BLOG PAGE October 2017: Gave a presentation about relationship and sex education for children and young people with autism & intellectual disabilities at the autism conference at Larissa, Greece.
Spent a whole day at The Grange and The Manor autism specialist schools in Hillingdon speaking about puberty, relationships & sex education with parents and staff.
Interview in Woman’s Own magazine based on writing ‘Party Planning for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum’ (2011) May 28th 2017
Gave a presentation to occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and a few others at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery near Russell Square in London.
21February – WHAT TO DO ABOUT SMEARING published
January 31st 2017 evening spent at the 30th birthday party of Jessica Kingsley Publishers
NEW QUESTION ON ASK ME PAGE about sexual health and a teenage man.
Kate Reynolds on how to support an autistic child through the challenges of puberty
Interview for Woman’s Hour, Radio 4 BBC
Interviewed on BBC Wiltshire following ‘The A Word’ broadcast on BBC 1 last night. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03lt09t 15 minutes into radio show
Interview with Sean Moncrieff on Irish radio: