I am delighted to have received copies of my second book ‘Remembering Lucy’. ‘Remembering Lucy’ is on sale from August 21st. It is a children’s story book about loss and grief in a school. Joe, an 8-year-old boy who attends a special school, tells the story of his school and what happens when one of… Read More Book 2 is here!
We worry so much about whether our children are where they are “supposed” to be. Are they performing at the right grade level, fitting in, playing soccer like all children seem obligated to these days? Life with a special needs kid can be so exhausting, it’s hard to see past getting through the next day…… via… Read More The importance of joy by Marieke Jones www.friendshipcircle.org
I’m pleased to announce the ‘Bereavement & Loss’ resource pack that I have developed with Widgit is now available. A set of resources designed for children, young people and their families to help them through the process of bereavement and loss including specific resources dealing with particular aspects of bereavement such as… Read More Bereavement & Loss symbol resources, a collaboration with Widgit
Only a month to go! On Monday August 21st my children’s book ‘Remembering Lucy’ will be released. Although my first book ‘A Special Kind of Grief’ (a resource book for teachers) was released in June and I was thoroughly excited to at last hold my ‘creation in my hands, my level of excitement is even… Read More A month to go and ‘Remembering Lucy’ will be in my hands!
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend a SEND Bereavement & Loss Training Day in Wiltshire on Friday October 20th 2017 at the early price… Read More Last few days for early bird tickets
Yesterday I received a wonderful envelope in the post. In it was a letter from my dear friend Jonathan along with a gift – the most delicious chocolate brownie (Jonathan is a terrific baker). In Jonathan’s letter he told me of a video that he had made – Teach Us Too. This video is on Youtube.… Read More Let’s think beyond the labels
#training… Read More Does your school need help supporting bereavement, grief & loss?
National Poll of Bereaved Children & Teenagers by New York Life Foundation and the National Alliance for Grieving Children, 2012 The following results are from a national poll of 531 bereaved children and teenagers 18 years and under who are grieving the death of a parent or sibling, conducted by local Grief Support Centers throughout the… Read More The views of bereaved children
‘Digital colleagues’ – an incredible form of support & advice The world of SEND can at first seem overwhelming and at times a little isolating. In reality it’s a very supportive and tight knit community. There will be a wealth of support and… Read More ‘Digital colleagues’
Book a place on this training for the early bird price of £80 – bookings need to made before the end of term, July 21st.