Myths and Misconceptions of a child with Down Syndrome
Pride and Prejudice (SEN Schools)
Sometimes I hear things in passing that I think 'actually you're wrong' but I feel like I can't correct it and find myself biting my lip to be polite because they 'mean well'...
This is mainly through misconceptions and ignorance (not nasty ignorance just general ignorance) and so until someone does say 'WELL ACTUALLY...' they will never learn and this will go round in circles.
Including Children With Down Syndrome In Mainstream Schools
Noooo I'm not reviewing the book, although I do love a bit of Mr Darcy.
Today was parents evening... should I say 'this evening was parents evening'... *shrugs* either way.
Can you prepare a disabled child for a new Sibling?
Today on Twitter @Jigsawcare & @earlyyearscpd made me aware of an article in the Telegraph. As it is Down Syndrome Awareness month this month I thought I'd share my two pence worth about my experiences with mainstream schools.
Kyd has Down Syndrome, you know this already. He is 9 1/2 (the half is very important at this age lol). He is an only child... always has been, obviously.... BUT not for much longer as I'm 30 weeks pregnant... as you know....