Nancy is a SEND teacher in a mainstream primary school and writes about issues relating to teaching and parenting. Nancy's eldest son has Down's syndrome. Her blog, "A Not So Ordinary Diary" won her the TES Teacher Awards Teacher blog of the year 2015.
Nancy’s tips for writing an EHCP parental statement
One of the things I get asked regularly, in my capacity of mother of an older child with Down’s syndrome,…Continue reading »
Removing the barriers to bedtime for children with disabilities
I have to admit that for a while, R and I joined the ranks of Smug Parents. We didn’t mean…Continue reading »
Inclusion for Primary teachers: Nancy shares her SEND secrets
Last summer I sat down at my kitchen table and I wrote a book. Well, it wasn’t quite like that,…Continue reading »
Honest and useful assessment for children with SEND is not just about attainment
A couple of months ago I was invited to speak at the Academies Show in London on the subject of…Continue reading »
A genetic test for Down’s syndrome won’t guarantee a perfect human
This last couple of weeks have been a big ones for the Down’s syndrome parenting community. You would hope that…Continue reading »
A teacher and SEND parents asks: is inclusion working in schools?
Tania's note: Nancy Gedge is back with her views on the thorny subject of inclusion in schools for children with SEN.…Continue reading »