I’m really looking forward to not only speaking at the Osiris Annual SEND Conference, but also to hearing Tricia Murphy (former president of NASEN), Professor Amanda Kirby (founder of the Discovery Centre) and Rona Tutt OBE (former president of NAHT) speaking. I will be presenting ‘How to support children with SEND with grief’. It’s going… Read More Osiris SEND Annual Conference – January 18th
I am delighted to have been shortlisted by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust UK for a fellowship in 2018. My application is for the category of ‘Supporting Vulnerable Children Following Bereavement’. I would of course love to be the successful applicant for this fellowship, but I am ecstatic to have got this far. It seems especially good… Read More Winston Churchill Memorial Trust UK – 2018 Fellowships
Dear Teachers, During this, Children’s Grief Awareness Week, I hope you will consider the 1 in 25 children & young people have experienced bereavement of a parent or sibling. You have worked with and will be now be working with children who are grieving. Do you talk to them about their grief or do you ignore it? If… Read More Children’s Grief Awareness Week – November 16th to 22nd.
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Published by: Faithmummy Blog Speech and language therapists have all but given up on him, encouraging me to just accept he is non-verbal with limited understanding. School take him on ‘environmental excursions’ rather than reading and writing because…well he can’t hold a pencil despite having been in school…
Feedback from teachers for bereavement, grief and loss training from BackPocketTeacher. Feedback from SEND Bereavement & Loss Training – October 20th 2017 Your training was fantastic and others’ experiences were truly humbling. I feel very empowered to return to school with a mission to get bereavement… Read More Top marks from teachers for BackPocketTeacher bereavement training
New courses on childhood bereavement and loss for professionals working with children (in any setting). February 6th in Totnes, Devon and February 26th in South Petherton. Contact me to book a place on either of these courses. Sarah Helton … Read More 2018 Bereavement & Grief Training
To the professional treating my child A blog article from Little Miracles Charity written by an anonymous parent. What parents of medically fragile children want professionals to know. An excellent blog from a parent giving insight of what they want and need from professionals. An article that all medical and education staff should read.
There a few places left on the Bereavement and Loss (SEND) Training Day being held on October 20th at Grittleton Hall, Grittleton, Wiltshire. The venue is just 5 minutes from junction 17 of the M4. ______________ Comments from delegates who have attended previous Bereavement & Loss (SEND) Training Days – I’d just like to take the… Read More Last chance…..Bereavement & Loss (SEND) Training Day October 20th
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
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Being a campaigner is fun and hard work in equal measure. So far this week, I have co-presented at a Communication Matters conference in Leeds, been to a reception at the House of Lords and written this blog post on the train – and it’s only Tuesday! As the…