Helpful notes from our self esteem talk by #happyinschool’s Suzy Rowland

Originally posted on ADHD Richmond & Kingston:
Hello everyone, We now have a summary of notes that Suzy Rowland has kindly supplied us with after the talk she gave us on Importance of self-esteem & how to build it in ADHD children & young people. Suzy also recommended this article ‘Supporting your child in developing…

Building self-esteem in young people

I’m looking forward to this week, even though it’s crazy busy and I have twenty tabs open on my screen and I can’t remember what I was going to do next, I am grateful be to working in an area that is making a difference. It’s a joy to see families and parents opening up … Continue reading Building self-esteem in young people

A dedication to my mother

My mother isn’t alive to know that her child is on the verge of publishing her second book. But I know that she knows. Another rainy Saturday afternoon and I’m spending half of it with my head bent over the laptop. But the end of book two is in sight and I hope that the … Continue reading A dedication to my mother

My book journey…S.E.N.D. in the Clowns

It’s been long, it’s been round the houses but at last it’s here! 2020 is the year I will birth an idea I had many years ago but wasn’t in a position to pursue.  S.E.N.D. in the Clowns is the name of this idea, which presents as a book but it is much more than … Continue reading My book journey…S.E.N.D. in the Clowns

S.E.N.D. in the Clowns

I haven’t written my 2020 goals yet, I do it every year as it helps my ‘butterfly brain’ to focus and yes they will be smart goals, just as I remind people to do in the #happyinschool sessions. The start of a new year/decade encourages you to look forward, but don’t forget how much you’ve … Continue reading S.E.N.D. in the Clowns

S.E.N.D in the Clowns {VIDEO}

Autism is a ‘hidden disability’. This means that the features of the disability are not always obvious and can be misunderstood. For example severe anxiety and stress can look like rage or disobedience, especially in the classroom. I examine this in my new book S.E.N.D in the Clowns (due to be published in 2019).  The … Continue reading S.E.N.D in the Clowns {VIDEO}