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5 reasons why my son has a DNAR

By |2021-03-19T11:46:41+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: #bridgingthegap, acceptance, communication, disability, DNAR, effective communication, Learning disability, parenting a child with disabilties|

It is reported in the BBC news yesterday (18th March 2021) that over the past year the CQC has identified 508 “Do not attempt resuscitation” (DNAR) orders which were inappropriately put in place without discussion with the person or family involved. There is evidence to suggest this is happening more frequently for people who have learning [...]

Keeping the peace

By |2021-03-11T19:43:46+00:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: #bridgingthegap, effective communication, peace, perspective, royals, Uncategorized|

There has been a lot of talk about Harry and Megan this week. Polarising, hot-headed opinions including the passionate view point that being entirely uninterested is the only right reaction. It has made me wonder what it looks like to, "keep the peace" and whether attempts to keep the peace can result in perpetuating injustice and [...]

Behind closed doors

By |2020-02-05T19:26:37+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: #bridgingthegap, Born at the Right Time Training, communication, effective communication, training|Tags: , , , |

There is more to me than you can see. I don’t show my vulnerabilities because that is not how it should be. But when I dare to look into your eyes, I know you are a lot like me.   I wake in the night, worrying about what more I should do, but you only get to [...]

Dear Professionals…

By |2021-01-29T15:12:10+00:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Born at the Right Time Training, co-production, communication, effective communication, Inspiring, mum of child with disability, parenting, parenting a child with disabilties, special needs, Uncategorized|

I’m not sure where to start because there are so many of you. Maybe you’re one of the many therapists (OT, PT, SALT) who collude and agree when it’s best to meet and then ask I adhere to your agreed date and time. Please know, I’m grateful for your input, skills and knowledge. I know [...]