My new course for Creative Education is now live. This short online course looks at how to support the bereavement and grief needs of children with profound and multiple barriers to learning. Check it out here –
BackPocketTeacher offers a range of special educational needs/disabilities bereavement and grief training. Face-to-face training Live online training via Zoom And now a new E-Course! E-course – This online course gives you the flexibility to complete your training at the time that is best for you. Start, pause, return, complete! Meaning you always have access to… Read More Something for everyone – the range of BackPocketTeacher training
I’ve decided to add a new page on my website. It is all about my PhD studies. You can find it here Below is the first entry to this page. When I add new details to my website I will try to remember to send out a blog article too. In October 2020 I began… Read More A new PhD page on my website
I’ve recently written articles for two Funeral Service Magazines – Funeral Service Journal and Funeral Service Times (both below). It’s wonderful that funeral directors are recognising the importance of supporting bereaved children and the part that play can have in this. One funeral director has not only bought a set of Good Grief Toys to… Read More Good Grief Toys – gaining great interest from Funeral Directors
To help introduce you to the characters of Good Grief Toys BackPocketTeacher has an advent calendar. Click here to open a door each day and meet the people and pieces of Good Grief Toys. I am fundraising to provide 10 UK bereavement charities and 10 UK schools with a set of Good Grief Toys. This… Read More A Christmas countdown introducing you to Good Grief Toys
I am raising £5,000 to fund child bereavement toys for UK Child Bereavement Charities and UK schools. It’s been a tough year (physically, emotionally and financially), but if you are in a position to contribute to this fundraising I’d be extremely grateful. And it would be great if you could help me spread the word about this campaign… Read More Raising £5,000 to fund child bereavement toys for UK Child Bereavement Charities & UK schools. Can you help?
When you’re given the label PMLD, it is based on you having profound and multiple disabilities. Unfortunately, this also means that children in the PMLD class will inevitably get ill and die. During my few years at special school three classmates died, and since I left there have been more. Children labelled with PMLD are […]… Read More Bereavement in PMLD classes — EYE CAN TALK
I’ve written a new blog article for the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. It’s all about my how you can support bereaved children through play. Plus, I discuss my path from Churchill Fellow to PhD student. If you’d like to read this blog article please click here Good Grief Toys ® available here