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Longer read: Reflections on Pyramid Planning Meetings one year on

15 September 2020 by

One year ago, Doncaster EPS made the decision to change our service delivery model. We moved from individual planning meetings…

Longer read: The Little Elf Returns to School: turning to narrative in a pandemic

2 September 2020 by , 1 comment

The ‘Little Elf and the Flowers of Hope and Bravery’ is a therapeutic story written to help primary aged children…

Longer read: Pupil views around the Covid-19 pandemic: an opportunity for change in education?

We are currently living through one of the most life-shifting experiences in recent memory. There have been changes in the…

Longer read: Holistic circles – a visual representation of a child’s strengths and needs

10 March 2020 by , 2 comments

Writing EHC assessments tends to be linear and for me there is a frustration in ‘chopping up’ a person in…

Longer read: Supported employment programmes for young adults with learning disabilities

30 October 2019 by

There are 1.4 million people in the UK classified as having a learning disability but according to recent estimates, just…

Longer read: Applying critical pedagogy to re-imagine education and empower communities

5 February 2019 by , 1 comment

My experiences as an Educational Psychologist and home educating parent have given me cause to ask the questions; what is…

Longer read: ABCs for successful supervision

8 January 2019 by and , 1 comment

As psychologists, we rightly place huge emphasis upon the importance of relationships. We know that the teacher-student relationship is one…

Longer read: How monsters wish to feel

26 March 2018 by , 2 comments

One morning I woke with the resounding idea to write a children’s story to explain the concept of resilience to…

Longer read: Hands off? challenging the touch taboo in education and care contexts

18 October 2017 by , 1 comment

Why the issue of touch is so important Affective touch is a powerful medium for conveying empathy between people, for…

Longer read: Creating transition pathways for young people with SEND: an example from Ireland

11 June 2017 by , 1 comment

In this article, I illustrate how transition from secondary school can be viewed as more than an episodic event, but…