Monthly Archives: January 2013

Complemenary Health for Animals: 21st Feb

Next Harpenden Complementary Health meeting Feb 21st: Complementary Health for animals. Everyone knows someone with a dog, cat or horse. So please get inviting. Here is a link to the flyer: http://ow.ly/h9nSV Papu Jordan will explain how Reiki is used with animals, … Continue reading

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Parents and Teachers: Free SEN event N.London 17th March 2013

Roshi Shar organised this very successful event last year and is repeating it on  Sunday 17th March 2013 at Nower Hill High School, Pinner, HA5 5RP.  To my mind it is a great collaboration between like minded people who can offer … Continue reading

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The first autistic child I taught to spell

I always remember the first autistic child I helped with literacy.  He was in a class full of eleven year olds, in his own world, tearing up bits of plastic carefully protecting the bits with his hands.  He was calm … Continue reading

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“Mum, why didn’t someone tell me?”

“Mum, why didn’t someone tell me that the smart kids at school could ‘see’ words and that they didn’t move?” “Darling, I am so sorry, neither the teachers nor I realised that you didn’t ‘see’ words.  Children never get asked … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: 1,000 Leeds children can’t read

The Evening Post is launching a campaign to Get Leeds Reading and we need your help. In this first story, Debbie Leigh reveals how volunteers can transform lives by supporting struggling children in schools across the city TODAY we reveal … Continue reading

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Losing Autism Diagnosis – research report

Dr Lorene Amet, research and education director at Autism Treatment Trust clinic in Edinburgh, Scotland, was interviewed yesterday on BBC Radio Scotland. See link below – Dr Amet comes in at 47 minutes roughly.The interview comes as a result of … Continue reading

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Can Some Children ‘Lose’ Autism Diagnosis? New Evidence Says Yes

The more evidence we have of this the more hope we give to parents and the more unstuck people become.  We need more stories of what is possible and what has been achieved.  At Empowering Learning we are looking for … Continue reading

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