On The Double Rainbow – Ausome Charlie

Intersectional Diversity: The ‘Double Rainbow’ of Autism and LGBTQIA+ Charlie Hart, also known as ‘Ausome Charlie’ (she/they), is a popular keynote speaker, an experienced Human Resources Analyst, and an influential […]

Managing Back To School Anxiety

Back To School Anxiety

Helping Children Manage Back-to-School Anxiety Here at Sunshine Support, anxiety is one of the topics that we come across the most, especially as we approach the start of the new […]

Managing Different Needs Within the Family

Mixed Needs Blog

The task of meeting the needs of your entire family is demanding enough without mixed needs to consider; how do we manage different needs within a family effectively? In this […]

A Mother’s Journey: Navigating the Storm of Child to Parent Abuse

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a fighter. I fought to bring my daughter into this world, and I’ve fought every single day since to ensure she has the best life possible. My daughter, now in her twenties, was diagnosed with autism with a PDA profile and ADHD.

Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders

As a parent it can be heart-breaking to watch your child struggle with their food. Whether this is seen as ‘picky eating’ or something else, it’s hard to understand when it’s an actual problem and how we go about helping them. 

We’ve all heard the terms “disordered eating” and “eating disorders”, but are they really the same? Let’s clear this up…

Why Home Educate?

As a parent, one of the most crucial decisions we make for our children is how they receive their education. For many families in the UK home education has become […]

What is Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria is a symptom of ADHD not listed in the DSM-5 and is considered as a form of emotional dysregulation. It is extremely common (around 95% of ADHDers experience it) in both children and adults with ADHD, but as there is still very little research it is unclear whether it is a trait exclusive to people with ADHD.