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GCSE Results

GCSE Results

GCSEs come at such a difficult time. I actually remember writing about this in my own GCSE English exam (the unseen creative writing bit I believe). Surrounded by a hall of 6th formers doing retakes, it was such a distraction. That’s the thing isn’t it – hormones are raging, kids are wanting to be adults(…)

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Smurf 2: It’s all about the people you take on your journey

Smurf 2: It’s all about the people you take on your journey

The Smurfs 2 film, for me, was about the fact that it doesn’t matter who made you, or where you have come from but what you are going to do now, how you decide to act, which determines where you are going. This is something I have already previously touched on here. Evil wizard Gargamel(…)

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Paint it Red for Autism

Paint it Red for Autism

Tuesday 2nd April 2013 World Autism Awareness Day “Autism is much more common than many people think, with over half a million people in the UK having the condition. If you include their families, autism touches the lives of over two million people every day.” (Source The National Autistic Society) I have just quickly put together some(…)

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All Different but all the Same – Parenting Siblings when there’s Special Needs in the family

All Different but all the Same – Parenting Siblings when there’s Special Needs in the family

Whether we like it or not we are all different. Life would be boring otherwise wouldn’t it. Consequently we are all treated differently too. So when I considered how my “normal trait” children were treated compared to my “special needs” children, I think it’s the same as how my teen is treated compared to my(…)

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Tuesday Time Tunnel

What was the YEAR? News International Aspergers Year. Fifa World Cup begins in Germany Beatle Paul McCartney turns 64. Twitter is launched. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Films Cars The Departed The Devil wears Prada Click ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Celebrity Weddings Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise Myleene Klass and Graham Quinn Anna Nicole Smith and Howard K Stern ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Music Gnarls(…)

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Do you tell a child they have/might have Asperger’s Syndrome?

Parents face all manner of difficult decisions regarding their children, and those whose children have special needs have a load more on top.. One of the things I have come across quiet a lot with parents of children who have (or may have) Aspergers is whether to tell the child about it. Some feel that(…)

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