Category Archives: Sensory issues

12. The battle to communicate properly and be heard by the’Professionals’

My niece had a visit from a ‘professional’ yesterday, one of two teams involved in her care. To date time has been spent talking to the adults in her life, rather than putting things into place for her.  I am normally … Continue reading

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9. My child’s encounters with the other less well meaning children

I am gradually learning that my niece has a tendency to mislay things, has items taken from her locker at school or encounters classmates who do not return items she kindly lends out.  Money is tight in our family so … Continue reading

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6. In preparation for a new school term

We were given the news last week that my niece would be discharged from the psychologist’s care as his role is only to diagnose.  It was interesting watching her as the psychologist spoke to us about where we go from … Continue reading

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1. Labels, Labels, Labels

Nearly 10 years ago I was first labelled as a Carer, even though it was something I had been doing for most of my life since I was pre-teen.  It was expected in my family that the eldest child looked … Continue reading

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