The PDA Contact Group have guest written a post for us – if you are experiencing this with your child, please get in touch. PDA is a very unknown, rarely spoken about and unrecognised ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’. The condition ...―
Debs writes... Over the past 12 months, we have received a deluge of questions and queries about the SEN reforms. From this, we can only assume that the word is not getting out to parents (or practitioners) about the changes that are coming. As ...―
Some great stories, news and blogs from the last week, curated from us, just for you. Netbuddy Says…: Promoting good mental health for people with learning disabilities The Judith Trust works to promote best practice and improve the quality ...―
Debs writes…. Tania and I are both co-chairs of Parent Carer Forums and we do mention them quite a lot. Tania Co-Chairs Family Voice Surrey with the lovely Angela. Angela shared her experience of meeting Mr T with us on Valentine’s ...―
Since I've started Blogging about our family life, I have become aware of a new world. This previously hidden World is full of opportunity and adventure...but most of it, unfortunately for, me takes place in London. ∙ Whilst there are many...―
I’ve just received this email from the EDCM (Every Disabled Child Matters) and I thought I’d share it with you. Dear Debbie The Children and Families Bill currently in Parliament will change how children and young people with special...―
Debs writes…. As we go through the Special Needs Jungle, we pick up tips, we gain confidence and we often think “I wish I’d known …….. at the beginning” I wanted to share with you the ten things I wish I had...―
The idea of integrating my daughter into the pupil referral unit via the home tuition service has failed. After months of struggling to get my daughter to go into the building we’ve now come to the conclusion that it’s not working....―
Its been a difficult day. Someone from the education department rang me to ask to arrange to see my daughter at home. Apparently the home tutoring service asked the inclusion team to contact us because our daughter refuses to go to the …...―
The Children and Families bill, issued in draft form last year, has just been published. Within this bill are the reforms to the way special educational needs are provisioned, including the replacement of the statement with a single Educational,...―
Rare Disease Day is at the end of February, with the theme ‘Disorders without Borders’. In Europe it’s coordinated by EURORDIS, the European Rare Diseases Organisation. Many children have special needs because of a rare disease ...―
…. then check out this excellent blog by IPSEA. IPSEA is a national charity providing free legally based advice to families who have children with special educational needs. They have set up a blog to address any questions and concerns ...―
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...
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