The Leeds Local Offer As children return to school across Leeds today, the Leeds Local Offer becomes available for initial feedback. This post focuses on the Leeds Local Offer, but if you are from another
Sensory Overload Sensory Overload How might sensory overload feel if you have Sensory Processing Disorder or if you are on the Autistic Spectrum? I have found so many videos recently relating to sensory
Parent Support Group in Garforth, East Leeds. The Jigsaw Tree is starting a new parent support group, for families in East Leeds. We have started this group because, from a personal perspective, there was no
the girl with the curly hair : Asperger's and Me Alis Rowe is the girl with the curly hair. She is 25, loves weightlifting, her cats and has Asperger's Syndrome. Alis's mission is to improve
Information about the changes that are coming for children and young people with SEN and disabilities under the Children and Families Act
Information about the changes that are coming for children and young people with SEN and disabilities under the Children and Families Act for all services - a video from Child Friendly Leeds & Leeds Children's
Shhhhh! Don't tell Helen I have posted this... I (the web designer) had to post this news about Helen receiving a Silver Star Award from the Leeds STARS Team on behalf of the Autism Education
Pheebsters Sensory Toys discount code Pheebsters are offering Jigsaw Tree followers a 10% discount on their fantastic range of affordable sensory toys, use the code JIG at checkout until 31/12/14 Have a look at
Pathological Demand Avoidance Video This is a great video about Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), one of the Autism Spectrum Conditions. The video was created by Jane Sherwin who writes at Understanding PDA. What is PDA?
Being in open green spaces has been said to improve your general well being, physical health and mental health. Open spaces are great for people with spectrum conditions to de-stress and unwind. Why not take
Through My Eyes - Rosie's Story A BBC Documentary Looking at Autism, featuring Rosie. Rosie also appeared in a BBC Newsround production called My Autism and Me. This short film talks about Rosie's life. Rosie
The Autism Show - Manchester 2014 We had a wonderful day yesterday at the Autism Show in Manchester. It was great to see what a fabulous range of products and services there were on offer.
The Autism Show - Manchester 2014 At the Jigsaw Tree, we are really looking forward to Saturday's visit to The Autism Show in Manchester. There is so much to see, so many people to talk