Don’t blame me!
Clive Osborne is is an experienced SEND teacher and a qualified conflict resolution practitioner. Here Clive talks about blame, what it is, why we do it, the damage it can cause and how we can put things right.
May 25 2020Read Blog
Teaching our Special Needs kids at home; Cooking and English
Cooking and English (language); Here’s how! In these days of lock down we are trying to juggle being a parent, housework, day job and teaching our Special Needs kids at home! But there is a way to turn cooking into easy English lessons! You may be seeing lots of talk online about how people are …
April 26 2020Read Blog
Teaching Special Needs Kid at home; Cooking and Maths.
Cooking and Maths; Here’s how! In these days of lock down we are trying to juggle being a parent, housework, our day job and teaching Special Needs kids at home! But there is a way to turn cooking into easy Maths lessons! You may be seeing lots of talk online about how people are ‘giving …
April 24 2020Read Blog
A story about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and hidden illness. Gemma Everson talks about her husband’s diagnosis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis; how it impacted on her family and led her to write a children’s book. Our story began in July 2017. We had just welcomed our second daughter, Gracie, into our family and life was seemingly perfect. I …
April 9 2020Read Blog
Educational YouTube resources while your kids are at home
With most children at home during this Covid-19 crisis, finding learning resources AND getting your kids to sit down to learn can be challenging. So we thought a list of educational YouTube channels that children and young adults will not only support their learning but also entertain them, would be useful. We are adding to …
March 26 2020Read Blog
Map Covid-19 Help with WeCanAccess.com
WeCanAccess.com has introduced a new Covid-19 Help icon that can be used to show local businesses, charities and other organisations that are able to provide help to vulnerable people in your local area. Read below for more information….. A global crisis The world is in the midst of a truly global crisis and it is …
March 25 2020Read Blog
Mitrofanoff – what??
By Aimee King I have just had yet another exhausting conversation with a medical professional who knows nothing about my mitrofanoff, telling me all about it. Now I understand that not many health care workers will know about my condition, but why not? something like a simple UTI which, trust me, I know a lot …
March 17 2020Read Blog
Let’s Talk about Audrey Antelope
Disability on screen has been a rarity for far too long. Elizabeth Wright talks about Audrey Antelope and why she is so important to her. Let’s talk about Audrey Antelope. She is a character on the Genius Brand’s International show for Netflix, “Llama Llama” and represents all that is good about disability on screen. A …
March 9 2020Read Blog
Rodney, the hare that didn’t care (but he did really)
Gail Crampton talks about her book, Rodney the hare that didn’t care (but he did really). She explains why she wrote it to help children with hidden illnesses and medical conditions, and how important it is. It started with Crohns Rodney Meadow-Hopper, The Hare Who Didn’t Care (but he did really), was released at the …
March 4 2020Read Blog
Moles Can’t Play Hide and Seek
Astrid Middleton describes her journey with the genetic eye condition retinitis pigmentosa. She also describes her and her son's attitudes to their neurodiversity and how they own it. This is what prompted her to write children's stories about being included and she shares one with us here.
March 2 2020Read Blog