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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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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Special Needs Round-up: Summer holiday survival

The school holidays are here and blogging takes a back seat for most of us, or at least changes tack, pace and content. But how DO you feel about the long stretch of holiday? Are you pleased that the pressure is off, or does your child prefer a routine to stick to? Do you relish…

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Special Needs Round-up: A shortlist of brilliant bloggers!

In just over a month many of the UK’s parent bloggers will be meeting in London, at the swanky Brewery venue, to swap tips, inspire one another, share knowledge and possibly a glass of Prosecco too. Yep, Britmums Live is just around the corner and I for one am very excited to be going again…

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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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