Education and Activities Archive

The importance of sensory play

Jude’s birthday party on Saturday was lovely. It was tiny, just a few friends and family but perfect for the birthday boy himself. He did a lot better than I thought he would, engaging with …

Soft play

This child’s energy levels are like nothing I’ve seen before. I think this photo sums Emmeline up really well. So my answer last week was to try and wear her out as much as possible …

Best present ever!

Today when I dropped Jude back to school, I was given this beautiful Christmas gift from his Support Worker. I wanted to share it with you.   When you know you aren’t going to see …

How has your week been?

  Mine has been ย mental.   I think that word sums up the majority of my weeks at the moment though. I’ve been working full time hours for the last month and a half and …

Maintaining a Jude

So how many people does it take to maintain a Jude?ย    This evening I was thinking of all the people we have in Jude’s “team” right now and I took a moment of pride …

Visiting Jude on my own

I went to visit Jude on my own yesterday after he had finished school. When I arrived, I found him in his room, sitting on his bed playing with lego on his window ledge.   …

Ambitions

When I started writing this blog, it was largely for two main reasons: Firstly, to document our experiences with the council and our fight to get Jude the support he needs. I recognise that we …

Transition meeting

This morning I attended a transition meeting at Jude’s new school.   I love calling it his new school, makes it feel so official!   My emotions were running away with me a bit; I …