Niko Sadlowski – The

Born in 1981 in Poland. Raised by deaf parents in a small town in the north of Poland, with troubled past and rebellious teenage years. 

Moved to London in 2005

Moved to Edinburgh in 2013

Finished Edinburgh College – Early Education and Childcare as Student of The Year and Highly Commended Award by SQA.

Worked with adults on Autism Spectrum, Special Schools, mainstream nurseries and Early Years Centres in Edinburgh. 

Author of a book and a blog. 

Since 2017 working as Father and Child Wellbeing Worker at Children 1st (previously position was called Dad’s Worker) across Edinburgh, supporting fathers, children and whole families across the city.  

Father of autistic Maks and neurotypical daughter Livia. Co-parent, blogger and tattoo lover.

From 2017 fighting with severe depression and anxiety. 

Writing about the everyday life of a father, autism, lifestyle, mental health and anything which comes to my mind. 


Link from The Scotsman – Rab and Niko prove it’s never too late to learn new tricks

Press link from NEN