SEND: Managing expectations and setting small goals

Ann at Rainbows Are Too Beautiful muses on ten years as a SEND parent and the incredible support and information she’s acquired from fellow SEND bloggers at BritMums including Jade at The Autism Page who has kindly guestwritten this month’s round-up. I can hardly believe another decade has past. Ten years ago I had no…

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SEND: Ideas for easing stress and anxiety at Christmas

The Christmas holidays can be an overwhelming time of year for BritMums’ SEND familles. This month’s round-up by Ann at Rainbows Are Too Beautiful focusses on tips and tactics to ease holiday stress and anxiety. As we head to a busy time of year for many, SEND bloggers are sharing opinions tips and campaign messages. …

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SEND: Helping families cope with the stress and anxiety of change

This time of year is often difficult as we leave summer behind and get back to school routines. It always feels hectic as we catch up on meetings, work and those things that got left over the holidays. I’ve certainly been very busy so am delighted to have Jade from The Autism Page guest host…

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Current Affairs Round-up: Bloggers tackling topical issues

Welcome to April’s round-up of topical issues. This month has seen an important campaign, led by The Children’s Society, calling for the government to strengthen the law to protect 16 and 17-year-olds from sexual exploitation. A bill, introduced by Government in February, could see changes that mean older teenagers are better protected. As the law…

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SEND Round-up: Steph Curtis on Autism and Inclusion

Following the success of World Down Syndrome Day last month, I am very proud to announce that the amazing Steph Curtis who writes Steph’s Two Girls has agreed to guest host the BritMums SEND round-up for April. This coincided with World Autism Week and so she was the perfect candidate to bring a new perspective to the…

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