Month: July 2018

“That would make it very difficult for me to bring her in again tomorrow.”

“That would make it very difficult for me to bring her in again tomorrow.”

This was something I heard myself saying recently.  I was with senior staff from Lily's school and we were (again) racking our brains to think how else to help. Lily is struggling to attend school, thanks to recently being overwhelmed with memories linked to trauma from a different school.  As part of this, someone suggested … Continue reading “That would make it very difficult for me to bring her in again tomorrow.”

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Three powerful questions to help your child access the services they need.

Three powerful questions to help your child access the services they need.

I'm exhausted with having to micromanage systems and process.  Too often the paths to accessing the services my children needs are cluttered with semi-automated processes manned by professionals that are seemingly unable to use their knowledge, skills and judgement.  Any pre-existing commonsense, autonomy and advocacy seemed to have been driven out. Most recently, CAMHS systems meant that … Continue reading Three powerful questions to help your child access the services they need.