Monthly Archive: May 2017

Granny

  I’ve mentioned her many a time on my Instagram feed as well as throughout this blog but I thought it would be cool to highlight some of the reasons why my mum is the …

Jude update…

Panel Result: I have just heard that the Social Care department of our council are not willing to fund Jude’s residential place at the moment as they seem to think that four hours a week …

Following Manchester…

I was going to write something about a totally unimportant issue but following the news in Manchester, I feel I need to express my views.   I was in Manchester two days ago for a …

School transferral

  Earlier in the week I promised to tell you about the meeting I had on Monday with various people in Jude’s entourage. I think for the first time in the last eleven years, I …

Emmeline

  I’ve had an incredibly heavy day thanks to a meeting at Jude’s school this morning with the SEN Officer and my Social Worker plus a few school members of staff. I was dreading it, I …

Attributes of a special needs school

I’m going to put a positive spin on my tumultuous emotions regarding Jude’s current school situation. So here goes…   Attributes I think are important for a special needs school:   The ability to teach …

Ethical clothing

Over on Instagram last week, I displayed an image of a beautiful dress that I was sent from a lovely lady who hand-makes clothes using ethically produced and individually sourced materials. It made me realise …

How has your week been?

    It dawned on me this morning that I haven’t written anything for a week so I apologise for that and for this somewhat vacuous article! I’m employing it entirely as a kind of …