Engage better with parent carers using these “Top Tips” for busy schools

By |2023-12-06T10:41:36+00:00December 6th, 2023|Categories: #bridgingthegap, co-production, communication, education, effective communication, parenting a child with disabilties, Parents as partners, special needs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

When Government Improvement Plans or initiatives arrive in inboxes, or in the media, it can be incredibly frustrating when schools already have so many everyday demands on time and resources. We know that the additional demands you feel, unite schools with the families you engage with, who are also focussing on ‘just’ getting through the [...]

Losing control

By |2023-06-20T11:19:25+01:00June 20th, 2023|Categories: communication, education, mind the gap, mum of child with disability, Parents as partners, Simple Stuff Works, Uncategorized|

Ever feel like you are losing control? One of the first things to disappear when becoming the parent of a child with complex needs, is a sense of control. Some people live deluded that they are the masters of their own destiny, but for parents of someone with disabilities, the weeks ahead are shaped by [...]

Leaving lockdown

By |2020-06-19T17:46:14+01:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: #bridgingthegap, Born at the Right Time Training, communication, covid-19, education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you had told me six months ago that any of the support we relied was going to be taken away from us as a family (until further notice), I would have considered locking myself in my bedroom. Ask me to home school ANY of my children = tears (there is a reason I am [...]

Losing control

By |2019-01-16T19:11:24+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: communication, education, mind the gap, mum of child with disability, Parents as partners, Simple Stuff Works, Uncategorized|

Ever feel like you are losing control? One of the first things to disappear, when I became the parent of a child with complex needs, was a sense of control. Once I foolishly thought I was the master of your own destiny. Suddenly, the weeks ahead of me were moulded and shaped by a growing [...]

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