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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SEND Round-up: New horizons

Our Words Count A New Year, a new start and renewed energy for the SEND bloggers who write for BritMums. We’d love to hear your voices and champion your causes, so please do add your posts to the linky at the bottom of the page and share on social media, using the shiny new hashtag…

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Special Needs Round-up: Christmas gifts and tips

Happy Christmas to you all! Here’s a quick round-up of the festive season, from gifts, to crafts, tips, books and films in case you need a little last minute inspiration. Have fun! Crafts Joy at Pink Oddy has got us in the festive spirit whilst improving our fine motor skills with these Salt Dough Star Gift…

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Special Needs Round-up: Telling our unique life stories

A story that had the power to divide Divide in a way that I have never witnessed since becoming a ‘special needs’ Mum seven years ago. One outspoken woman has divided our community and perhaps set back society’s acceptance of our ‘differently abled’ children by decades. A mother, Gill, went public with her assertions that…

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Special Needs Round-up: Celebrating SEN uniqueness

Special Needs Bloggers Thank you to everyone who took part in last month’s SEN round-up linky. It’s always wonderful to browse through new blogs and old favourites, and to see the sheer diversity in the way we write. This too reflects the uniqueness of each of our children, our families and us as parents. Which…

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