03/02/17

Christmas 2016

People often say that one of the hardest things about having children with additional needs is not having an accurate “yardstick”; a way of...


16/02/16

Heartbreak to Anger to Determination to create change

I remember looking at the newspapers and feeling a mixture of sadness, fear and anger. The story that caught my eye was that scientists...


15/02/16

They will do it in their own time!!

Developmental goals are always a tough one. People say that all children develop at their own rate but obviously most children have targets and...


07/09/15

First Day At School

The unknown approaches. Their independence beckons. It’s caused a lot of deliberation and a lot of questions but today is the start of the...


04/09/15

To Holiday Or Not

To holiday or not, a decision significantly affected by the local authority Having just returned from a week in Kos I can say it...


24/03/15

Uphill Battle

It seems strange that you have to channel so much energy into getting what you deserve. I don’t mean applying for things that you...


04/01/15

Take-A-Break reaches over a million

I am often quite surprised at the demand magazines and newspapers, even radio stations have for our story, don’t get me wrong I appreciate...


16/12/14

Children can teach adults a thing or two…

As all people with families will know, Christmas, although one of the most special times of the year is also one of the most...


01/11/14

Perception

Today(16th October) I read a blog from the United States of America that states that too often people within the DS community often “sugar-coat”...


08/06/14

Third birthday thoughts

As Abigail and Isobel Parry prepare for their third birthday, their dad Matt writes his latest blog.