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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Special needs Round-up: Sibs, Brits & LD firsts

The Brits (as I affectionately call them) Whether you are able to attend BritMums Live in London or not this weekend, there’s no escaping the fact that it forms one of the highlights of the blogging calendar for most writers. It’s a chance to brush up on your technical skills, meet ‘in the flesh’ all…

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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: 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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Special Needs Round-up: What about the siblings?

You will not make it through this month’s posts without crying, so you may want to pull up a chair and grab some tissues first.  I think this is quite possibly the most moving round-up I have ever had the pleasure to put together. This month Mencap featured the most beautifully crafted post I have…

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