Win a free copy – 3 copies to give away A Jumble of Thoughts – a sensory story to support bereavement and grief. A simple story that you read to children to help them process a death and to help them manage the emotions of bereavement and grief. Each line of the story is supported… Read More Win a free copy of A Jumble of Knotted Thoughts
I have recently discovered Tailored Yarn. Tailored Yarn is the incredible creation of Gillian Seale. Gillian writes and illustrates children’s stories, but these are unique children’s stories, covering a topic that most people unfortunately tend to shy away from – terminal illness, death and bereavement. Tailored Yarn is a community focused (not for profit) business… Read More Tailored Yarn
Pat Graham, Chair of the Board of Governors for the charity PAMIS (Promoting A More Inclusive Society) wrote this incredible poem about the difficult times that we are currently experiencing. Pat has kindly agreed to me sharing her poem. I hope you find the opportunity today to have a quiet moment to read Pam’s… Read More Love in the time of coronavirus – a poem by Pat Graham
Click here for your chance to win a free copy of Remembering Lucy. Remembering Lucy – A children’s story book about loss and grief in a special school Joe, an 8-year-old boy who attends a special school, tells the story of his school and what happens when one of his friends, Lucy, dies. This… Read More Would you like to win a free copy of Remembering Lucy?
I have compiled a detailed list of story books to help support children (including those with special educational needs and/or diabilities) with the issues of death, bereavement, grief and loss. Books are organised into the following categories: Death & bereavement Death of mother Death of father Death of a sibling Death of grandparent Death in… Read More NEW BOOK LIST AVAILABLE – Story Books to Support Children with Death, Bereavement, Grief & Loss.
There is a wealth of advice and support from Winston’s Wish here including: Talking to children about coronavirus Telling children someone is seriously ill Telling a child someone has died from coronavirus How to say goodbye when a funeral isn’t possible Ways to manage your anxiety about coronavirus How schools can support children Further advice… Read More Covid-19 support & resources for individuals with SEND
Finding words to describe the condition that has had the most impact on my life is difficult, so when CP Teens asked me to be one of their faces for cerebral palsy month I decided to portray cerebral palsy as a monster. At the moment we are facing a monster as a nation with this […]… Read More Cerebral Palsy, Coronavirus and Me — EYE CAN TALK
Child Bereavement, Grief & Loss Training This one day course will provide you with the confidence and tools needed to support children experiencing bereavement, grief and loss. The day includes: • understanding children’s perceptions of death • the impact of grief & loss on children • building a tool-kit of responses & resources for supporting… Read More Good Grief! 2 new training dates in Somerset
A one day child bereavement, grief & loss training course for anyone who works with children. This course will provide you with the tools and confidence to positively support children with the issues of bereavement, grief & loss. Where – South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5BS Cost – £95 per person, early bird price £75 booked… Read More Bereavement Training – June 22nd 2020
I have just received through the post a copy of ‘supporting bereaved children who have SEND’ and it is exactly the resource I have been hoping for for years – a huge thank you! The work that has gone into it is apparent. As a special school supporting children and young people who have a… Read More Review of We All Grieve