If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.

Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.

Got a topic you’d like covered? Just let Sue know and your question might be answered in the next blog!

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Special Needs or Additional Needs is like an umbrella sheltering and hiding a huge collection of diagnoses underneath.

I’ve been sent this question from my Sue Atkins Parenting Club – which you can join here to link up with a like minded group of parents, where we all discuss every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. It’s bursting with practical tips, […]

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6 Parenting Tips When Your Child is Disruptive in Class.

Every parent dreads receiving a call from their child’s school in the middle of the day. The call is not usually to congratulate you about something good or to extend an invitation to an upcoming event to celebrate your child’s achievements – those calls usually wait until […]

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Why dyslexia is not a disadvantage.

  ‘Made By Dyslexia’ is a global charity led by successful (and famous) dyslexics. Their purpose is to help the world properly understand and support dyslexia. Changing Perceptions Dyslexic minds process information differently. Their divergent, lateral thinking has created some of the world’s greatest inventions, brands and art. […]

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Wun wunders why foenick spelling methods arr stil tort in skools !

  I’m speaking on Talk Radio today about the importance of spelling & whether it matters now we all have spell- checkers on our computers. As a former Deputy Head Teacher, spelling is important because it aids in reading. It helps cement the connection that is shared […]

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More than 50% of NASA employees are Dyslexic.

  Did you know that Dyslexics have amazing special awareness skills in the 3D world? For this reason, more than 50% of NASA employees are Dyslexic. NASA is able to look past the negative opinions about this condition and use Dyslexia to its advantage. Read this wonderfully […]

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Today I’d like to introduce you to Dr. Robert Melillo – Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia Expert.

Today I’d like to introduce you to Dr. Robert Melillo One of the most respected specialists in childhood neurological disorders in America, Dr. Robert Melillo has been helping children overcome learning disabilities for over 20 years. His areas of expertise include: autism spectrum disorders, PDD/NOS, ADD/ADHD, OCD, […]

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It’s Dyslexia Awareness Month

I’m delighted to have been published in Magic Town as their guest blogger, as October is dyslexia awareness month, so I have some guidance for parents whose children may be struggling with reading because of dyslexia . Have you ever studied a foreign language and been confused by […]

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Should dyslexia training be compulsory for all new teachers ?

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) is launching a hard hitting video campaign to make Dyslexia training mandatory for new teachers. It highlights problems caused by poor teacher awareness and lack of training. According to recent research provided by the BDA, Dyslexia affects approximately 10% of all school […]

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Parenting Special Needs Magazine FREE Subscription

Parenting Special Needs Magazine FREE Subscription. http://parentingspecialneeds.org/currentissue Click on cover to register this excellent magazine helps parents navigate the uncharted waters of raising a special needs child. It provides practical tips, shares life’s lessons, tackles the challenges and celebrates the joys of one of life’s greatest gifts. […]

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19 Special Needs News Stories and Blog Posts from the past week

I enjoy exploring the world of Twitter and I discovered Among Friends which is a one stop portal into the world of people with special needs and the people who love them. You’ll hear from parents, siblings, volunteers, supporters, and even those with special needs themselves. Every […]

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Here is a list of famous and highly creative people in the past or present that had or still have ADD or Dyslexia

Here is a list of famous and highly creative people in the past or present that had or still have ADD or Dyslexia. What you need to ask yourself as a parent is: “If it wasn’t for people such as these the world wouldn’t be the same […]

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“Special Needs” is like an umbrella sheltering and hiding a huge collection of diagnoses underneath.

I have recently been coaching some wonderful parents who have a child with ADHD and as a former Deputy Head teacher of many children with unique and different needs, I have been exploring with them how to handle the painful and often overwhelming feelings associated with dealing […]

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