Aah, the boys finally returned to school mid-week. They've been off so long I'd almost forgotten the way there. I'm not sure which I prefer - the peace and quiet of working undisturbed by regular requests for food against the lack of need to do the stressful school run...
There have been three SNJ posts this week, including Son2 in his fetching lycra Body Sox (see link below), as well as lots of interesting special needs news stories. Check them out below. And, if you haven't voted for Special Needs Jungle in the BritMums awards yet (see link badge upper left), there's still time. You know it makes sense.
- Special Needs Jungle: Sensory needs met with a Body Sox
- Guardian Professional: To exclude or not to exclude? from Teacher Network Blog
- College Park, MD: Autism is Remarkable When You Take the Time to Understand It
- SFARI: Regression in autism study
- DfE: New DfE scheme to SEN: £500,000 scholarship scheme launched for SEN support staff
- The Independent: Autistic teenager who killed himself suffered years of intimidation at the hands of college bullies
- Special Needs Jungle: Managing the relationship between children with autism and computers
- Schools for Special Needs: Dyscalculia expert writes
- The Guardian: What autism can teach us about psychoanalysis
- Cleveland.com: Discoveries: A genetic piece of the autism puzzle
- The Lancet: Developmental Dyslexia (paywall for whole article)
- Chill4Us Carers: Thousands of carers in Hampshire missing out on help
- Special Needs Jungle: Autism Eye, the magazine that helps you to help your child
- Voice Blog: Cutting child benefit punishes children not parents
- Care2 Causes: How IQ Tests Underestimate Autistic Students' Intelligence
- IPSEA: NUT Conference adopts strong policy for Inclusion and against Green Paper
- IPSEA: IPSEA has a brand new On-line Information Service
- Sky Badger: Surf therapy free for kids with mental health, emotional problems or learning disabilities.
- Public News Service: New Study Links Autism With the Typical American Diet
- Conservative Home: The dyslexia racket and the alternative by John Bald
She is also an experienced broadcast and print journalist & author. Tania also runs a PR, web & social media consultancy, SocialOro Media. She is a Rare Disease & chronic pain patient advocate with Ehlers Danlos syndrome.
Latest posts by Tania Tirraoro (see all)
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