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Hello we are Sparkle Sheffield - we are a charity who support children and young people with autism as well as their families. Ask us anything related to living with autism, diagnosis, education, siblings and family life with autism.
Hi everyone, we are Sleep Practitioners for Scope, here on the online community for two weeks between 10am and 11am starting Monday 16th Jan to help answer all your questions about sleep. Does your child have problems with settling, night wakings, early waking? Any sleep problems please just ask! Maxine and Angie
Jean Merrilees is an Independent Occupational Therapist, registered with the HCPC. She previously worked for Scope’s Information Service for 25 years, so has a wealth of experience in answering disability related queries. She welcomes questions about how to overcome barriers that hinder disabled people being able to do the things they need or want to do. Jean is only able to check for posts once a week so apologises in advance if there is a delay in responding.
Hello, I'm Mick I am 49 years old and was in the Royal Air Force for 15 years I returned to train as a Nurse in 2008. Since then, I have worked in Community Rehabilitation, Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment, Older Adults Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injuries Rehab, and Adults with Learning Disabilities for Priory Group. I have also experienced Mental Health problems in the past and can empathise and pass on knowledge to others to help them. Ask me questions about Mental Health.
I'm Kelly - blogger, Virtual Assistant and home educating mother of two. My six-year old daughter is autistic and goes to a special school, my 11-year old son is home educated. We have plenty of experience of autism, sensory processing issues, anxiety, mental health issues, home educating, EHCP process, autism diagnosis process, child care (I used to be an Early Years manager) and all the parenting things in between! Ask me anything you need to know about special needs and parenting now!