Special Needs Round-up: Meet the BritMums finalists

I simply cannot believe that almost a year has passed since I excitedly swapped my wellies for more metropolitan attire and heading to London for Britmums Live, my very first blogging conference. I had been blogging my little heart out for about 6 months back then and was astonished and dumbfounded that my newbie, novice…

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Special Needs Round-up: Joining forces peacefully

This month the Round-up is going to take on a completely different format. For never before have the disability and special needs bloggers, charities and journalists been so completely united by one, overwhelming subject.  It has taken sleep, unleashed emotions we had hidden, or overcome, aroused anger and pain. It has upset our children, and…

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Special Needs Round-up: What about the siblings?

You will not make it through this month’s posts without crying, so you may want to pull up a chair and grab some tissues first.  I think this is quite possibly the most moving round-up I have ever had the pleasure to put together. This month Mencap featured the most beautifully crafted post I have…

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Special Needs Round-up: Individual differences and education

Some months an unexpected cluster of blog posts pop up around a certain topic, and this month education , resources, flexibility and children’s individual differences have been at the forefront of our minds. For the last academic year we have flexi-schooled Natty, who is in year 1 and has Down’s Syndrome. This option has been open to…

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Special Needs Round-up: Celebrating change

Welcome to the new look, jazzed up, easier to navigate Britmums site. You might notice we’ve renamed this Round-up, calling it Special Needs rather than SEN as that seemed to widen the umbrella a little. I find myself simply run off my feet at this time of year with so many wonderfully exciting projects, all…

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