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Reading, Nystagmus and Anxiety

Reading Nystagmus and Anxiety

Reading, Nystagmus and Anxiety So for the longest I have read each night to G. As with most parents, I was keen to get her to enjoy listening to stories so she herself would eventually be able to read. As time has gone on her concentration has grown…at first only half listening to a page…

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I don’t give a f*ck!

compassion fatigue

Are you suffering from ‘Empathy Fatigue’ Or I just don’t give a F*ck disorder? Ok that sounds a little harsh and a tad unfeeling.  But I have been reflecting on my relationship with blogging and relationship or lack there of with others in the special needs community. This is a big community as there are so many…

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Anger and Special Needs Parenting

Special Needs and Anger

Anger Am I angry at having a special needs child? Am I angry at my child having special needs? ‘Anger’ has been bouncing around in my head, the word would not be a word I would naturally use  to describe how I feel when parenting my daughter. Tired? – Yes Overwhelmed? – Yes Angry –…

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When will they walk?

Will they walk?

When will they walk? When will they talk… Two of the biggest questions new parents ask themselves. But when you have a child with a diagnosis the questions are tinged with fear and unease. It is a question I asked myself a lot. To the point of desperation and anxiety. I was compelled to write…

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