Education and Activities Archive

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 …

Visit to Jude’s new school

Today, I took the children (and Granny!) up to see Jude’s new school so we could work out if we need to buy anything special for his room. It’s so amazing what they provide, I …

Results from yesterdays Panel

Jude (yesterday) in his funky new onesie!   Thank you so much to everyone who has messaged me about yesterdays meeting. Here is a video of me explaining what happened and where we go from here. …

Routines and de-escalation techniques

The following was written by a good friend of mine called Jenni who blogs at Chilling with Lucas She has experience of working with learning disabled children and adults so knows what she’s talking about in terms …

School visits

So today and yesterday I visited the two potential schools for Jude and I was totally blown away. They are so so lovely. The amount of outside space in both, the friendliness of the staff, …

Professionals Meeting take 3

  I’m sorry for the delay in updating you all following our third Professionals meeting on Friday.   By way of reminder…our case went back to panel last Monday and it was a multi-agency panel again …

Panel take TWO

      My SEN Officer rang on Thursday to tell me something astonishing. It’s astonishing because we seem to have reached a place within this journey/matrix/adventure/life lesson/massive dichotomous mess *pick as you please* where things are …