• D is for…

    (Completely) Devoted… Disgruntled (mildly, sometimes…) Dyslexia What a Diamond Dyscalculia (I had to google that) “I DON’T WANT TO!” Two Dogs (Paddy and Piper – the guide-dogs L reads to at school on Wednesdays) One date This is the forth…

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    C is for…

    Calm… …Chaos Cuisenaire rods Creative maths for five year olds Coaching… Conversations (lots of them) Cuddles Club together… (with other parents/ partners who understand) Creatively Conscious – trying my best. This is the third in a series of 26 blogs…

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    B is for …

    Just Be… …Brilliant ….Broken Bonkers… …Brutal Put it in the bin… This is the second in a series of 26 blogs about our son and how he is navigating the world on a SEN plan.  He’s 5.  The first one…

  • A is for…

    …the start. …an alphabet of 26 letters to learn. An assessment. Apple. A superhero. AMAZING teachers. A… is also for autism. This is the first in a series of 26 blog posts exploring the ‘tags’, language and names we use…

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    NO diving, no bombing! January in the Simplest Terms

    I had to laugh at the irony as I was pushing my ‘first week back’ tired body through the water at our local pool and I fixated on the sign… “NO diving, no bombing!” Defying Gravity… and being out in…