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The schoolroom centre

My complete failure to bring anything positive into the life of Jane should, in any rational universe, have been tank-trap roadblock in the path to my future involvement in learning disability service provision, but learning disability seems to inhabit a looking-glass world where everything is back to front. 956 more words

Stand Back! The Kids Are Going To Try Science!

Written by Michael, a Clonlara School guest blogger, (***Clonlara School does not endorse or recommend any product/service in connection with this author***).

Stand Back, The Kids Are Going To Try Science! 528 more words

Alternative Education

No blue badge for a learning disabled child is like taking away their freedom....

I have to admit to shedding a tear in front of Angel today.. Mummy’s upset she says….why?

We were sitting in the SMART (SouthEast mobility and rehabilitation technology centre) in Edinburgh having been referred there for Angel’s blue badge assessment. 347 more words


Telling my boss about my difficulties

A few weeks ago I wrote the blog “My New Job” where I spoke about starting a new job and the highs and lows as a result of my difficulties I had discovered in my first 5 weeks there. 2,803 more words


Accepting Your Child For Who They Are


As a flip side to the coin we flipped last week with our entry about expecting more from your child, I would also like to offer up the scenario of parenting a child who has difficulties functioning in a traditional classroom setting. 645 more words


IEP accommodation: Extended time

Providing students with extended time on assignments, tests, and assessments is one of the most frequently used accommodations for students with learning disabilities and or AD/HD. 467 more words

FREE Wills and Trusts Information Seminars from Mencap in Norfolk

Are you worried about how your family member with a learning disability will manage financially when you are not around to support them?

Mencap have organised FREE 2 hour seminars around England, Wales and Northern Ireland for families and carers, with information and advice provided by a specialist local legal professional. 88 more words