Dyscalculia CPD

Dyscalculia CPD

I’m sure Steve Chinn won’t mind me saying but I wasn’t quite as star struck chatting to him on the phone this week about Dyscalculia…I was still impressed nonetheless.  I contacted him out of the blue and he gave up nearly an hour of his time...
SEN COVID-19 Newsletter – Week 3

SEN COVID-19 Newsletter – Week 3

SEN Round-up during the COVID-19 lockdown SEN Round-up…as of 18th April 2020. The second week of the Easter break comes to an end for many schools and plans are in place to return (or not) next week.  Whether you’re working from home or going in to school the...

NQT/SEN Advice

I was asked to write a blog post for Nexus…topic anything!  That was a little bit of a wide range so I decided to write soemthing about being an NQT faced with your first class. You can read the post here....
School Exclusion: The Parent Guide

School Exclusion: The Parent Guide

School Exclusion – the book is released! It’s no secret that I quite enjoy writing.  Although, to be fair, I can’t write in a formal and proper manner.  It may be that I find that style of writing a little ‘boring’ to read.  So, I write the way I talk.  From the...
Diagnosing the Dog

Diagnosing the Dog

(Warning: this post is to be taken with the proverbial pinch of salt.  Not suitable for anyone without a sense of humour!) Sam is 8 years old has just been diagnosed with ADHD, severe dyslexia, anxiety and attachment disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.  We...