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: 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: We’re in full Spring

Welcome back to the Special Needs round-up this month, again packed with inspiring and heart-warming stories from the SEN and disability community. Do link your posts below with any campaign, charity, awareness flags you are flying, or simply to release whatever bee happens to be buzzing around in your bonnet at the moment, to be included…

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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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