Not so potty about PoTS

PoTS, short for postural tachycardia syndrome, is a combination of symptoms caused by an abnormality of the functioning of the autonomic nervous system. This basically means that the nervous system, which is the system which controls the bodily functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, temperature control, bladder control, stress response, doesn’t work properly, […]

CFS and PDA

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is an invisible disability characterised by severe/debilitating fatigue. The causes can be from anything including autism/PDA, a viral infection, an operation, an accident, problems with the immune system or stress/trauma. The effect of CFS is different for every person and can range from severe to mild, for some it clears up […]

Reason or excuse?

Reason: a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event. Excuse: seek to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offence); try to justify. Reasons can and are often mistaken for excuses. If a child refuses to eat their food saying that it feels yucky the parent might think this is an excuse […]