Birth Trauma

Birth Trauma

Birth trauma occurs in approximately 29 out of every 1,000 births in the US, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.  This is a shocking statistic given the advanced state of modern medicine.  Tragically, many of these injuries, including cerebral palsy and...
Autistic Burnout

Autistic Burnout

In the general population, burnout usually means that the demands of life are exceeding a person’s resources to cope, and the body and brain begin to diminish in efficiency. In the Autistic child, burnout is profoundly debilitating as it affects them at levels which...
The SEND Review: What Happens Next?

The SEND Review: What Happens Next?

Following the unveiling of the SEND Review, officials in the Department for Education are currently insisting that there will be a Send Improvement Plan before Christmas 2022, despite the fact that there has been speculation that the Schools Bill could be imminently...
Gender Bias in ASD

Gender Bias in ASD

Historically, ASD has mainly been associated with more males than females, but new research is showing that girls present with autism in different ways and, until now,  their symptoms have largely been dismissed or misdiagnosed. According to the CDC, one in every...
The SEND Review’s ‘Big Ideas’

The SEND Review’s ‘Big Ideas’

The SEND review has been criticized by the MP Robert Halford – who was previously the Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee – regarding its direction. In particular, Mr. Halford noted the SEND system’s lack of accountability and the lack of suitable...