fine motor activities

gross motor activities

speech and language

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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Letter to the Lonely Carers

Carers week 2017

To mark Carers Week (June 12-18th) this year I wanted to reach out to all the people who are currently caring for a loved one. This was originally featured on Firefly Community  Dear Carers, I have a confession to make – I am extremely lonely Being a carer is an all-encompassing role. It takes it…

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