As regular readers of my blog will know I used to be a Deputy Head and class teacher for over 20 years – this is a truly beautiful video for all parents, teachers and educators……. to celebrate that every child is as unique as their fingertips ! Enjoy 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wN7QfjIcVvA
Ministers are due to unveil a major shake-up of special educational needs (SEN) support in England’s schools. Under the proposals, education and health care plans are set to replace statements, which detail the support children with the severest level of need can expect. The plans would be drawn up after a single assessment, rather than […]
“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread” ~Mother Theresa I went to see The King’s Speech yesterday and I was really moved by George VI courage, bravery and sense of duty. It is a truly wonderful film and I hope it wins all the Awards its nominated for. […]
“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 with the diagnosis that their child is different. […]