Hugo is finally included at school

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Hugo started school this year with only 3hrs a day of Learning Support Officer time; a one on one aid; to provide the adjusted learning curriculum that he needed and supervision that was required in the playground. It wasn’t acceptable. He wasn’t able to access what a typical child could. Despite praise from outside professionals

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Not a normal baby; my dark road of Autism

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In the earlier years of Hugo’s existence, the pain and aguish his little face portrayed robbed me of my sleep and my happiness; his non-stop crying throughout the day and the night, the continuous sickness without avail. Then death’s door knocked at 6 months old, hospitalised with pneumonia. And on it went. Week after week. A

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THE WRITING BEFORE THE WRITING

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Six months ago I met Misa and we decided we were going to create a picture book that would change the way children see disabilities.  I would be the author and Misa the illustrator, simple! Little did we know that writing a picture book with a social message attached to it, is very different to [...] Continue reading »

WE ARE NOT ALONE!

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Misa and I had the pleasure of being able to attend Shaping Outcomes Byron Bay’s launch party for a wonderful Inclusion Resource for Preschool centres.  It was great to see how another organisation is approaching inclusion and also how excited and willing professional educators are to start tackling such a major problem affecting our children.

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