BritMums SEND Round-up: Testing times

Welcome to the June edition of the #SENDBritMums round-up and thank you to all of you who linked your posts in May. Many of you incorporated poems into your blogs. Attachment Mummy wrote a very poignant poem My Weird Kid about her daughter Laura, with the overriding message that: My kid isn’t weird, she’s wonderful, My…

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BritMums SEND Round-up: No Diagnosis?

April saw a very powerful advocacy and support campaign by a very small number of passionate parents and charities. I am dedicating this month’s round up to them, the Undiagnosed. You can watch the official video produced by SWAN UK for the day, Undiagnosed, here:       This is how Alison Bloomer from Complicated…

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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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BritMums SEND Round-up: Marching on

The daffodils have burst forth, I’ve ditched my thermals and the #BiBs nominations are open ladies and gentlemen. That must mean that Spring is well and truly here and the year is Marching on! I for one feel as if I am waking from hibernation and running headlong into a mass of charity and educational…

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SEND Round-up: Means-testing and microchipping?

Would you microchip your child? A headline like that is sure to grab your attention, and it sure grabbed mine earlier this month. Of course we shake our heads, we think of the civil liberties denied, the privacy issues and then we immediately think of how a system like this could be misused and abused.…

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