Volunteering in a refugee camp in Greece – please help me raise money

tent in refugee camp

According to the UNHCR a staggering 65.3 million people around the world are displaced from their homes (see the infographic below). 150 of these arrive in Greece a day – 164, 000 so far this year – people like you and me – but who have decided that their lives were more at risk by staying put than by making dangerous journeys of thousands of miles by land and sea. Continue reading “Volunteering in a refugee camp in Greece – please help me raise money”

Notes from the Treating Autism conference 2016

Last weekend I attended my second Treating Autism event. Treating Autism is a parent-led charity which arranges large education events for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They seem to have an alternative nutrition and alternative therapy leaning but this year’s line up caught my eye as it included some respected published researchers and medics. Here are some of the key messages I got from attending day 2 of this conference.  Continue reading “Notes from the Treating Autism conference 2016”

Busy times!

It has been ages since I’ve updated this blog! I’ve been very busy – my work time taken up mostly with NHS work. As of April I will start to have more time as I’m swapping NHS for lecturing part-time – opening up more time for the areas of work I love most – autism and feeding problems.
I plan to start adding more content here and to develop more education resources for professionals and parents. Wish me luck!