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Kirsty Russell
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Blogging and writing and living and loving!
Blogging and writing and living and loving!

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A few years back I wrote a post detailing the new year resolutions I would love to make as a special needs parent. I’m sure you’d be able to probably relate to them as well: Being more patient Cutting myself more slack Not comparing myself or my kids to…
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For this week’s ‘5 Things’ post, I welcome James Thomas from Feel the Magic, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing grief education and support to bereaved children and their families. Feel the Magic aims to eliminate isolation in bereaved…
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The Reality Facing Special Needs Families at Christmas   Christmas is literally around the corner.   I know many of you will be worrying, stressing and dreading the day and what it will entail. …dealing with family who don’t seem to understand your needs.…
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2018 PSNP Parent Carer Survey

Calling all parents and carers to children with disability or special needs.   I need your input into the 2018 PSNP Parent Carer Survey. This survey is easy to complete (there’s only 6 questions in total) and will only take a few minutes of your time. The…
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How Parents Can Become Disability Allies

Today, December 3, is International Day for People with Disability (IDPwD). It’s a day to celebrate disability, support the disability community, recognise the continuing challenges they face and identify how we can work together to create a world that is…
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Featuring in the New Introduction to Autism Module for Positive Partnerships

We were excited to be asked to share our story with Positive Partnerships for their new online learning module, An Introduction to Autism. They recently updated their online learning portal with updated information and videos to support families caring…
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Life can be a whirlwind as a special needs parent. Not only do you have all the normal responsibilities of a parent but you also have so much more on top of that: scheduling appointments planning outings explaining diagnoses following up on reports,…
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There’s so much advice out there for when kids are admitted to hospital for the first time. There are social stories, guides and tips available to address the unknowns and reassure your child that all will be well. Unfortunately, there are not quite as…
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My husband and I fought hard for our kids to access an inclusive education. We wanted our kids to take their place alongside their peers and have the chance to reach their full potential, regardless of their diagnoses. Every student should be able to access inclusive education, which is why the K-12 Inclusion Challenge is so important. Get your kids and their schools to take the challenge, for their chance to win one of 15 cash prizes for the best inclusion ideas!

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