Lauren BcukOh, what a shocking story! That school and local authority are obviously failing to meet their statutory requirments, let alone display any compassion. I do hope the mum manages to get more help for her duaghter to learn the skills and confidence she needs to be as independent as possible.2 days ago
Hundreds of children with Special Educational Needs in Brighton & Hove currently rely upon the specific guidance, hands-on support and training advisory teachers provide to themselves, their teachers, schools and families. We currently have five support teams specialising in Autism, Literacy, Langua…
I have been trawling the web to find lots of great posts that relate to bullying, we've got some young people's perspectives, parent's posts and some great information links provided to us by BCUK and the RNIB.
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This is an older post written by myself a while ago but have decided to re-share as I feel some of the information touches on the effects of bullying, not only to children, but also to the parent's who have to go through their child being treated unfairly.
I wasn't particularly happy when I wrote this post, but none the less, it was a thought process I was travelling through at the time, the fear of Scarlett being bullied.
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This is a great story about how Mera's parents and nursery took a pro-active approach to helping to beat the bullies. By explaining to the nursery class what the world is like through Mera's eyes it gives the children a greater understanding of what Mera's life is like. Awareness building, right from being young! Helping them to understand is the first step to making them accept.
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Something to think about the next time you look at a developmental chart: "Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write and count. It is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child. Earlier is not better."
Here is a great post from wonderbaby.org that looks at a parent's perspective with regards to bullying. It also gives some great tips on how you can help combat bullying.
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