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It’s Hard Not To Take It Personally

It’s Hard Not To Take It Personally

If there is one thing I find hard as a teacher, it is parenting being blamed for just about anything. I guess in many ways that is my own insecurity and my deepest fear. My children in their own way both struggle, mostly with anxiety but also at times with…

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“He was like a normal two year old today”

Nine months into Juan’s nursery journey, aged almost three years old his nursery teachers gleefully told me – with my son sitting crying hysterically on the floor – “He has been just like a normal two year old running outside today.” And maybe nine years ago when I first launched…

Autism Diagnosis A Second Time Around
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Autism Diagnosis A Second Time Around

If you had asked me a year ago how life was going, I would probably have told you that we were absolutely excelling at it. Laura was rocking it at primary school, loving year six and excited about secondary school transition. She had friends who understood her, and who in…