Red Reading Hub reviews Remembering Lucy

Remembering Lucy Sarah Helton and Anna Novy Jessica Kingsley Publishers Coping with the death of a classmate is extremely difficult whether or not a child has special needs, but often children attending a SEND school find a bereavement can be confusing and sometimes, overwhelming. In this story young Joe talks about his particular school and… Read More Red Reading Hub reviews Remembering Lucy

Resources to support bereavement & loss in special schools (& other SEND settings)

All schools sadly experience death, but for special schools the frequency is often much greater. There are now 3 new resources available to support bereavement and loss in special schools (and other SEND settings). A Special Kind of Grief  The complete guide for supporting bereavement and loss in  special schools (& other SEND settings). This resource book is… Read More Resources to support bereavement & loss in special schools (& other SEND settings)

‘Remembering Lucy’ – out now!

Today (August 21st 2017) is a great day! My children’s book ‘Remembering Lucy’ is now available. ‘Remembering Lucy’  is a story book about bereavement 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 book is sensitively… Read More ‘Remembering Lucy’ – out now!

The importance of joy by Marieke Jones www.friendshipcircle.org

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

Bereavement & Loss symbol resources, a collaboration with Widgit

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