Return of the BAPS (SEND Blog Awards)

This month sees the return of the BAPS (Bloody Awesome Parents) SEND Blog Awards, the first blog awards to recognise the work of parents and carers raising children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).Read more

We are different, we are unique

"The world would be a boring place if we were all the same"Read more


#PantsDown4Equality hopes to raise awareness of the conditions that her son and thousands of other disabled people face when using the toilet away from home.Read more

How learning digital skills changes lives

Digital technology isn’t just about using the latest gadgets to save time and money. It’s about connecting with people, benefiting from online discounts, finding information, and being included.Read more

Time, what time?

"Time slips by me all of the time, pardon the pun."Read more

Support the superheroes

Today is undiagnosed children’s day, celebrating the bravery of children with undiagnosed genetic conditions.Read more

It's non stop

"The morning routine before school is a very stressful one as I have three children and I'm a single mum, it’s non stop!"Read more

The difference in time

"There’ll never be enough hours in the day to achieve everything."Read more

Finding time to just ‘be’ a special needs parent

I have to be on time, be able to entertain my child, be able to listen to what the specialist is saying.Read more

I hear the alarm clock strike

I squint at the alarm clock, it’s only been four hours since I went to bed but at 5:48, I’m expecting it to ring soon.Read more

Let yourself rest

"It's so important to try and find 'me' time. It's not selfish, far from it"Read more

The Birthday Boy

"Big celebrations can be a complete sensory overload; all plans of making it the best day ever get thrown to the wind."Read more

Any Other Day

"His birthday is special, as with any child, as it marks the day he arrived. But it is also tinged with sadness, I feel we go through the motions and it’s lost on him."Read more

Willow Bug Blog

"Our clothes are functional and comfortable as well as being fun and funky and most of all appealing to kids."Read more

Birthdays and parties

"Another issue unique to Jude - he doesn’t like cake. Shock horror!"Read more