Learning disabilities Archive

Finding education

I’m in various Facebook groups for children like Jude who have learning disabilities and a very common discussion theme emerges on an almost daily basis. Education. Which school is right, do you go mainstream or …

Chores

So last weekend, this happened…                       Nice technique there Jude!   Yes, that is Mr. Giraffe in the swing – Jude often puts him in there …

Shoe Shopping

Today, I faced the event I have been putting off for a long time…shoe shopping with Jude. Well actually with Jude, Elsa and Emmeline. Yikes.   We went into town, Jude in a bit of hyper …

Caving in…

Now, I’m not one to admit when I’m wrong and I never back down on an argument BUT I’m caving in and buying Jude his own iPad for Christmas. Sorry…Santa is bringing him one. And …

Hair Cut!

Today, I finally took Jude to the barbers for a well needed hair cut. He has incredibly thick hair which grows outwards if left uncontrolled and we had got to the point where he was …

Jude’s diet

Jude loves to eat. He could quite easily eat from the second he wakes up to the moment he falls asleep.                   I regularly get asked about Jude’s …

Skills Targets

You know how skills and self-help normally comes naturally for most children? Or they at least want to do things for themselves so practise and practise until they are independent enough to put on their …

Forward Steps…

I had two fabulous phone calls on Friday regarding Jude. Firstly, my lovely contact at the Special Yoga Foundation called to see if she could come over for a meeting this week to discuss the …

Jude’s Packed Lunches

Food and nutrition is always a big interest for me and in particular, I have an unnaturally ardent obsession with what people put inside packed lunch boxes for their children. I have touched on nutrition …