The Hidden Impact, of the Coronavirus Outbreak, on Special Needs Families

The Hidden Impact, of the Coronavirus Outbreak, on Special Needs Families
It is no underestimation to say these are unprecedented times! Who would have thought 2020 would bring the whole world a pandemic that would mean thousands of people contracting Covid-19 and many, heartbreakingly, losing their… View Post

BAPS Awards (‘Bloody Awesome Parents’ – SEND Blogger) 2020 Finalist!

BAPS Awards (‘Bloody Awesome Parents’ – SEND Blogger) 2020 Finalist!
Wow, so on Wednesday 12th February 2020, I was absolutely thrilled to discover, purely by coincidence though I must admit, that No Magic Wand UK (NMWUK) had been nominated for the BAPS Awards, under the… View Post

Special Needs Parenting: How to prepare for a meeting or an appointment

Special Needs Parenting: How to prepare for a meeting or an appointment
When you have a child with additional needs and/or mental health conditions, it is likely that you will become quite overwhelmed by the amount of meetings and appointments that come your way! At the beginning… View Post

The Pro’s & Con’s of a Specialist Placement

The Pro’s & Con’s of a Specialist Placement
Mainstream, primary, for us was an extremely challenging and traumatic time, as you will see from my earlier blogs: ‘Our Primary School Journey – ‘4-5yrs’, ‘5-6yrs’ and ‘6-7yrs’. At the time, and like so many… View Post

Need help completing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) application form?

Need help completing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) application form?
When you first have this drop on your door mat, you will be forgiven for thinking ‘where on earth do I start?!’ Take a deep breath! Firstly, this form is your opportunity to explain all… View Post