The Statementing Process

It’s all been a bit busy here (well still is). When the Health Visitor told me that as Parents we could apply for a Statement of Special Needs ourselves, we didn’t really know what it meant. Really it was just something we had heard about and knew it had something to do with children in … Read more

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time – by Mark Haddon

This is a must read book for anyone wanting an introduction into Asperger’s Syndrome. I first read this book as a parent of a child waiting to see if he would be diagnosed as having Aspergers. The book is ingeniously written in the first person by Christopher – a 15-year-old lad with Aspergers;  to try to understand … Read more

Extracurricular Activities – for the Select few?

Studies by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show that children should be getting on average of 60 minutes exercise a day. It will help reduce health risks – such as cardiovascular problems, Build stronger bones, healthier joints and muscles Maintain a healthier weight Help aid sleep Reduce stress levels Increase self-esteem and self-worth/image … Read more