PDA: Our journey so far

PDA: Our journey so far

Notes on PDA gives an insight into the journey she has been on with her daughter, who was diagnosed with PDA at the age of six. Five years ago, I
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Libby Clegg and son Edward

An interview with…Libby Clegg

My Family, Our Needs meets Libby Clegg, Paralympic Champion, Dancing on Ice Alumni, and mum to son Edward. Here on Mother’s Day, she shares her experience of motherhood and offers advice to other partially sighted mums and mums to be.

raana salman

My Ordinary Life

A short film from Raana Salman on what makes an ‘ordinary life’ if you have a learning disability.

Jez Harris

An interview with… Jez Harris

Meet Bethany’s Dad, Jeremy Harris. Finalist in the ‘Making a Difference’ category of this year’s BAPS Awards, we find out more about him in our latest Q&A

Working with families during lockdown

Working with families during lockdown

The emotional and unpredictable reality of supporting someone with a learning disability and their family during lockdown. A Service Manager’s thoughts

inclusive chic

An interview with… Inclusive Chic

#InclusiveChic have two leading ladies behind the very successful Instagram account that we see filled with innovative and ‘chic’ accessible interior design! Find out more about this fantastic duo read on.

skylarks

An interview with… Skylarks

Skylarks are an amazing charity providing activities and therapies for children with disabilities and additional needs. They are also a finalist in the Community Support category for this years’ BAPS Awards.

Mrs H

An interview with… Mrs H

A finalist in the Truth About SEND category of the BAPS Awards, here Mrs H tells us a bit more about herself and her blog H2Au: the stuff of our life.

Chris Bonello

An interview with… Chris Bonello

A finalist in the Blog Post with Biggest Impact category of the BAPS Awards, Chris’s post ‘50 pieces of advice from an autistic adult, written for autistic children’ resonated with so many readers. Here, he talks about what drives him to write and dazzles us with his Rubik’s cube skills!

Yvonne T

An interview with… Yvonne T

From honesty about autism to expressive artwork made by her talented son, find out about BAPS Awards Newcomer finalist, Yvonne T.

Helen Fores

An interview with… Helen Fores

It’s always exciting to hear about new bloggers on the block and this finalist in the Newcomer category of the BAPS Awards is no exception.

An ex teacher who has invested her expertise into helping support pupils with sensory and additional needs, meet Helen Fores.

James Hunt

An interview with… James Hunt

Meet James from Stories About Autism. Finalist in this years Making a Difference category of the BAPS Awards.

By raising autism awareness and promoting understanding, James uses his corner of the internet to capture the highs and lows of parenting plus everything in between.

Made Possible author Saba and her sister Raana, credited to Maya Gould

Made Possible; an interview with the editor

The release of a new book Made Possible has the potential to help create change by challenging narratives and shattering lazy stereotypes surrounding people with a learning disability.

Nikki holt

An interview with… Nikki Holt

Nikki is one half of the team behind Makaton with Lucinda (Lucinda being the other!), a lovely vlog posting a sign a day.

Christine McGuinness

An interview with… Christine McGuinness

For obvious reasons, we’ve had to postpone the BAPS Awards, but this has given us some time to get to know our finalists a bit better in our regular Q&A feature. This time, it’s the turn of our lovely host Christine McGuinness.

 
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