fine motor activities

gross motor activities

speech and language

Anger and Special Needs Parenting

Special Needs and Anger

Anger Am I angry at having a special needs child? Am I angry at my child having special needs? ‘Anger’ has been bouncing around in my head, the word would not be a word I would naturally use  to describe how I feel when parenting my daughter. Tired? – Yes Overwhelmed? – Yes Angry –…

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When will they walk?

Will they walk?

When will they walk? When will they talk… Two of the biggest questions new parents ask themselves. But when you have a child with a diagnosis the questions are tinged with fear and unease. It is a question I asked myself a lot. To the point of desperation and anxiety. I was compelled to write…

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I didn’t want her to go to a Special School

I Didn't want her to go to a special school-

One of the most daunting prospects after getting Gs diagnosis was that she may have to go to a special school. I can recall my determination that she would go to a ‘normal’ school. She would beat the odds and her diagnosis and be a ‘normal’ child. I furiously chased physiotherapy appointments and became obsessed…

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