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  • Keanu’s Story – a story of Juvenile Epilepsy.

    Stacey Smiley talks about her son, Keanu's, journey with epilepsy from the age of 1 to now, 5 years later. She talks about his diagnosis, what impact it had on Keanu and about discovering the epilepsy was caused by a CHD2 gene mutation. Stacey also gives some useful tips on how to interract with people with hidden disabilities.

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  • Introducing my autistic son to fruit and veg.

    Adam Murphy talks about how he introduced his autistic son to fruit, vegetables and exercise. In the process, helped him lose weight and become healthier all round.

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  • Teaching our Special Needs Kids at Home; Cooking, Science & Tech.

    Cooking, Science & Tech; Here’s how! In these days of lock down we are trying to juggle being a parent, housework, our day job and teaching our Special Needs kids at home! But there is a way to turn cooking into easy lessons! You may be seeing lots of talk online about how people are …

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  • SEND families are facing food difficulties.

    Parent group, Let Us Communicate (LUC), talks about why SEND families are facing food difficulties during the Covid-19 crisis. They call for urgent help now. About Let Us Communicate LUC was founded in 2013 in Newham, one of the poorest areas within the UK. We are an independent support group for parents/carers of children and …

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  • Teaching Special Needs Kids at Home; Tidying!

    Maths and tidying the house? Here’s how! In these days of lock down we are trying to juggle being a parent, housework, our day job and teaching our Special Needs kids at home! But there is a way to turn housework into an easy Maths lesson! Yes, honestly!! Tidying the house ! Teaching special needs …

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  • Teaching Special Needs Kids at Home; Science, Maths, English and Lunch time!!

    Lunchtime and teaching? Here’s how! Teaching Special Needs kids at home can feel overwhelming sometimes, especially now, when our routines have changed overnight thanks to Covid-19. This post gives you some simple ideas on how to turn lunchtime into an easy Science, English and Maths lesson. Our previous posts have separated out the topics but …

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  • Teaching Special Needs Kids at Home: Maths and Breakfast

    Teaching Special Needs kids at home can feel overwhelming sometimes, especially now, when our lives have changed overnight thanks to Covid-19. However, the Covid-19 crisis has given us an opportunity to teach our children practical skills linked to the curriculum. This post gives you some ideas on how to turn breakfast time into a simple …

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  • Teaching Special Needs Kids at Home – Science & Waking Up!

    I feel overwhelmed! Teaching Special Needs kids at home can feel overwhelming sometimes, especially now, when our lives have changed overnight thanks to Covid-19. This post gives you some simple ideas on how to turn waking up into an easy Science lesson. You can do this! The Covid-19 crisis has sent us all home and …

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  • Teaching SEN kids at home – Waking Up and Maths!

    Teaching can be challenging Teaching SEN kids at home is challenging at the best of times. We’ll be posting here regularly with ideas on teaching SEN kids at home. This post gives you some ideas on how to turn waking up into an easy Maths lesson. The Covid-19 crisis has sent us all home and …

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  • Teaching SEN kids at home

    Kids with Special Educational Needs (SEN) often require extra attention and can’t learn independently. During this Covid 19 crisis, we suddenly need to become teachers as well as parents! It can be tough teaching at home, but teaching SEN kids at home can be especially challenging. ‘But we’ve always been teachers!‘ I hear you cry. …

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