Change from the inside outside

Reading a short clip from my book, S.E.N.D. in the Clowns. “We don’t want our children and young people who fall out of the education system to become voiceless. We know their issues will invariably become everyone’s issue. But how do we diversify the talent pool of clinicians, therapists, teachers, psychologists, if children from particular … Continue reading Change from the inside outside

Suzy on The Different Angelz Show (New Style Radio).

Different Angelz is an innovative programme, devised by Charmaine Burton, a radio presenter who is passionate about politics and political issues as they impact the black community in the UK. The radio station is based in Birmingham, the UK’s ‘second city.’ Whatever your views, it’s a fascinating listen, and so important to have these conversations … Continue reading Suzy on The Different Angelz Show (New Style Radio).

TV programmes about autistic/ADHD children

Hmm. Sometimes referred to as ‘shock docs’. Documentaries designed to shock. Extended clips of children throwing a spectacular tantrum and parents looking on wearily and tearfully. I have worked with TV production companies in the past, and understand they need tension, drama and high emotion, even when making investigative programmes. But the pragmatist in me, … Continue reading TV programmes about autistic/ADHD children

Zoom Zoom around the room

Really looking forward to talking to lots of autism and ADHD parents on Thursday.  I will also be doing a short book reading from S.E.N.D. in the Clowns, which is out in September. Looking for the perfect segment for you. Here’s the flyer with all of the information:     Meeting ID: 944 5140 9637 … Continue reading Zoom Zoom around the room

School Run: Home learning survival guide

Article published in The School Run: you can read the it here If your child has special educational needs, supporting their physical and emotional wellbeing and academic progress at home during the lockdown and school closures offers its own unique set of challenges.  Your success in supporting special educational needs children academically at home, is … Continue reading School Run: Home learning survival guide