I’ve been busy putting my ideas and experience into a number of articles during lockdown: pieces to help with home-learning, to combat boredom and more recently to help ease parents and teachers back into the school world, even though we don’t really know what that will look like. It’s a nerve-wracking time for teachers, parents … Continue reading Getting ready to go back to school? try a little C.A.L.L.M.
Managing lockdown during a pandemic might be one of the most difficult things you ever need to do with your autistic or ADHD child. The key consideration when engaging children with additional needs, is to ensure their comfort and well-being, during play time. Lockdown is already a cause of anxiety for many kids with autism … Continue reading Managing lockdown with autistic/ADHD kids indoors
I started writing S.E.N.D. in the Clowns years ago; it started off as a collection of diary entries and was mainly cathartic – I would write through tears of injustice. Through increasingly detailed research, I could see there was a compelling story to tell. So here we are – my aim isn’t to tell a … Continue reading My book journey…
Article was published in mybaba.com: https://www.mybaba.com/special-education-needs-tips/ I’ve split this piece into three parts to give you time to absorb the words and try out the suggestions without feeling rushed. Part One It’s been a dramatic start to the decade. Perhaps this will be the decade of change and evolution we all need. Change starts with … Continue reading 1. Tips For Families Of Children With Special Education Needs #coronavirus
Do you know any children or young people with autism/ADHD who have been excluded from school? If you are their parent, I feel your pain, as I was that mum. I feel as strongly about excluding children from school, as I much as I believe in well-behaved children. These two are not at opposite ends … Continue reading S.E.N.D in the Clowns – what sparked my passion?