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Supporting your child to thrive is not a sprint. This is a journey, it really never ends. Keep on putting one foot in front of the other. We have an unprecedented number of parents at the moment...
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Autism and Mainstream Education

Is mainstream education right for autistic children? Do you have an autistic child thriving in a mainstream setting?
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Bullying

Trigger Warning - bullying and violence against autistic people Tonight we've seen the awful news about 13 year old Olly Stephens, a young autistic boy who (allegedly) lost his life at the hands...
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Happy New Year.

This is the year that SFI will campaign to improve the system.This is the year that SFI will work tirelessly so that children’s strengths are supported and developed, not just their minimum...
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Lack of funding in mainstream schools- article response

There has recently been an article addressing the lack of funding in mainstream schools. Due to the change in education reform in 2014 there has been an increase of EHCP , which this...
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Bridge the gaps by understanding our child’s challenges

We need to bridge the gaps by understanding our child’s challenges. We need to look deeply into their ability before we start to define what help they require. So often I enter a situation...
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Masking and school refusal

Masking and an inability to attend school.. (I hate the term ‘school refusal’ as it’s like adults having a vomiting virus and a boss saying they are refusing to work..)...
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You are the captain!

You are the Captain. Having a child is the start of a journey. It is a never ending journey. You board the boat when they are born and you just have to keep paddling. For a family who are...
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