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

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

The Words No Parent Ever Wishes To Hear….

The Words No Parent Ever Wishes To Hear….
Warning: Talks of suicidal ideology and self-harm This was not a blog I had intended to start the New Year with, however, this sadly is the reality for many parents with children who struggle with… View Post

Why ‘parent blaming’ is so damaging

Why ‘parent blaming’ is so damaging
Having a child with special needs can be tough, on some days even super tough! However, what makes this journey even harder is when professionals don’t listen to what us, as parents, are telling them.… View Post

Christmas is looming!

Christmas is looming!
For any family Christmas can be stressful, however if you are a family who has a child with additional needs, ‘special occasions’ can often be even trickier, Christmas included and for us it is no… View Post