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October, 2015

George in his somewhat unorthodox Superhero costume


By On October 22, 2015

Whilst having a sort out of the children’s artwork and school work they’ve brought home, I came across this Poem.  In year 2 George’s topic was Superheroes, at the end of the… Read More


Secondary School

By On October 15, 2015

In September we began our search for a secondary school even though it doesn’t seem five minutes since he started nursery school.  As George has a statement of special educational needs, we have begun to… Read More

Feeding the Penguins , George's dream come true.

Birthday Celebrations

By On October 11, 2015

Sometimes we forget about George’s difficulties, his behaviour and tics are just part and parcel of everyday life for us.  Then something happens that bring it all back into focus and my… Read More

A big Decision
Back Story

Medicate or Not?

By On October 7, 2015

One we’d had time to process the diagnosis,  we had to make the decision on whether or not to medicate to help control the tics.  We spent a while discussing the options.  We… Read More

Back Story


By On October 1, 2015

Following the diagnosis we explained things to George and to our surprise he took the news really well.  He was confused the first few days and told everybody he had “twits”.  He… Read More