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Planning your summer – tips for getting through six more weeks without school As the relaxing of lockdown flows immediately into the summer school holidays, many families will be feeling anxious about what to do with their children over the six-week summer break. It is definitely going to be more challenging than the usual school holiday planning, but below is a round–up of possible schemes and…

wellbeing during lockdown

Looking after your family’s wellbeing during Covid After a prolonged period of lockdown, many of us are returning to workplaces, schools and colleges but many uncertainties remain and worries about the global pandemic sit in the back of our minds. We know that parent carer’s wellbeing is key to supporting the rest of the family and…

Update from East Sussex Parent Carer Forum (ESPCF)’s co-chairs Jo Nye and Emily Sanders The newly formed East Sussex Parent Carer Forum (ESPCF) is now up and running, providing a voice for the parent carers of East Sussex at a strategic level. Whatever disabilities your child or young person has, whatever special educational needs, we’re…

The magical power of therapy for children with SEND Most children seem to reach everyday milestones effortlessly. When a child has additional needs, however, getting them to say words, take steps, sleep soundly, keep friends, or just stay well, can feel like a challenge. Therapy can help when you don’t know where or how to…