SEND: Where is the love?

It’s February, the month of love.  You may be surprised to know that spouses and lovers are not the most popular recipients of Valentine’s Day cards. Teachers will have received the most Valentine’s Day cards and children will have gotten more than their parents. I’ll be honest, I’m not feeling the love much this year and…

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SEND: A time to reflect

Like many other parents, SEND Bloggers spent time at the end of the year looking back.  A time of reflection brings with it not only thoughts of what has happened but also what will come in the next year. Life of an Ambitious Turtle looks back at a year full of many different achievements.  All…

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SEND: Conferences & awards

As always it’s been a busy month for SEND Bloggers. There’s been several events on recently that have focused on this area and these brilliant people. June’s FESTable, is the UK’s first National Festival of Specialist Learning that brings together young people, parents and professionals to debate, challenge, learn and to look for solutions facing…

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SEND Round-up: The unknown & unrecognised

Sometimes it seems that there is so much we don’t know when it comes to our special educational needs children. As they say, knowledge is power, but often it’s just not possible to know something or it’s simply difficult to recognise it in our kids, or even in ourselves. What could seem more unknown than…

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SEND Round-up: Awareness & acceptance

It’s been a busy month for SEND Bloggers. If nothing else, we’ve had the Easter break and that can be challenging for many of us as routines are changed or we try to get out somewhere. Not that the weather has been on board much for that! And in some cases, that’s down to a…

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