5 Life Hacks for Special Needs Parents

5 Life Hacks for Special Needs Parents

Life can be a whirlwind as a special needs parent. Not only do you have all the normal responsibilities of a parent but you also have so much more on top of that: scheduling appointments planning outings explaining diagnoses following up on reports, funding and...
Why Inclusion Matters

Why Inclusion Matters

Post in collaboration with K-12 Inclusion   As parents to three kids, two of whom have a range of diagnoses between them, accessing inclusive education has always been a priority for us. We’ve always believed that our kids, regardless of disability or diagnosis,...

5 Ways to Prepare For Your NDIS Plan Review

We’ve just survived another NDIS Plan Review. These meetings are held annually to re-visit the needs of the participant, review their goals and put together a plan for the coming year. We’ve been having these meetings each year since we entered the scheme...
Getting the Right Fit Conference

Getting the Right Fit Conference

This time last week, I presented a keynote and two workshops at the Getting tht Right Fit Conference in Adelaide. I was invited by Disability Policy & Programs (SA Department of Education), to share my education journey as a special needs parent. It was an honour...
Dealing with Grief as a Special Needs Parent

Dealing with Grief as a Special Needs Parent

Todays marks a full month since my mother passed away. It’s been a busy month, a sad month and an emotional month. Just like last time around, when I lost my Dad, this time has also been a time of pre-grief as well as the grief that comes with the final loss....