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Family Fund releases a report on sleep deprivation in families who have SEN children

June 28th, 2014

The Family Fund released a report outlining their findings around sleep deprivation in families who have a child with a disability. www.downs-syndrome.org have prepared a helpful summary you can download from here; http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/images/stories/DSA-documents/news/Tired_all_the_time_summary.pdf 93% of …

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A parents perspective of using an ipad with their child who has visual impairment

June 28th, 2014

Tara Mason submitted her interview with Sarah Chatfield who's 4 1/2 yr old son has a visual impairment. The article comments upon how they have been using an ipad since he was a baby. http://www.pathstoliteracy.org/one-little-boy-and-his-ipad

New Medical needs guidance

June 28th, 2014

Parents of children with medical needs often have concerns over their children’s wellbeing at school although the majority of school leaders already have effective practices in place to support such pupils. The guidance document will provide a useful checklist for evaluating current practice. This will help reassure parents …

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The waking nightmare of living with OCD

April 26th, 2014

David Adam has written a book about his experiences. This is a well written article explaining how this condition started for David and how it impacts upon his life. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2612719/The-waking-nightmare-life-grip-OCD-People-laugh-bit-OCD-extraordinary-testimony-reveals-Obsessive-Compulsive-Disorder-joke.html 

Use an electric wheelchair? Want to play football? How about Powerchair Football?

April 2nd, 2014

Many of ther students I support want to know if they can continue to play football if they use an Electric wheelchair. Here is a great summary about the gam, rules and how you can play http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/about_muscular_dystrophy/yourstories/testimonials/7109_your_guide_to_powerchair_football …