Special Needs Round-up: Disability labels and ante-natal choices

This month two topics have shouted out from my computer screen over and over again as I have browsed your Special Needs and Disability blogs, websites and online magazines. They are topics that we all have an opinion on, that affect us emotionally and that will keep us (hopefully respectfully) discussing and debating for many…

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Special needs round-up: The many meanings of Christmas

I simply cannot believe that I am sitting here, writing the very last BritMums round-up of the year. No, I’m not ready. No, I’m not organised. But this year I am determined to make it the very best year ever for our girls. That doesn’t mean ridiculously expensive gifts or lots of tricky to organise…

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Special Needs Round-up: Tricky taboos and this is me

There must be something in the crisp Autumn air that is stimulating your writing muscles, because there’s a veritable plethora of original and beautifully crafted writing out there at the moment for me to simply pluck and tuck into November’s selection for you. Thank you too to all of you who linked up to last…

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Special Needs Round-up: ‘Awareness’ & hurtful comments

Three meaty topics for you this month: Transitioning through life, insensitive comments and ‘awareness’. Here’s what our round-up bloggers think. How about you? Our vests have been dug out and the Winter boots have had a few outings. Our children have probably had their flu jabs and the more organised amongst you will already have…

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Special Needs Round-up: New term newsletter

Welcome back to the Special Needs Round-up for our new collection of must-read posts and news of what’s been happening over the summer break. I hope you all survived the school holidays with your sanity in tact and that your children found activities on offer that were suitable for their needs. The long break can…

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