Where we’re at

I can’t believe I haven’t posted since June! What an amazing Summer we’ve had here in the UK. Autumn brings a rash of family birthdays leading up to Christmas, starting with Mia. Mia’s birthdays have always been a bit of

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Today’s Events

Some of you know Mia and I went to the Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre today. I’ll be honest, I feel so disheartened I want to go to bed and sleep it off, waking up to a new day tomorrow!

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Tenacity, Thoughts and stuff

As a kid I always remember wanting to be with horses. All the time – it was my only goal in life. I had a few problems which I won’t go into now, which meant I couldn’t learn to ride

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Hoping we’re ruling it out, not in………

I had a meeting with Julie, Senior Speech Therapist, this morning while Mia was in with Hannah having her therapy. We are all working together to get a cohesive speech, language and education plan together. It is important to know

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Wow!

Wow, indeed! Firstly, one of the hallmarks of Mia’s condition is inconsistency. That sentence that amazed me last week, whilst amazing in it’s own right, is not typical. Yet! But tonight I have had a similar experience. Mia likes to

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Still on with the same old!

Mia is doing so well. It might seem in some ways as if we are not moving on – we are still on the ‘p’, ‘b’ and ‘m’ sounds. I am working on them individually still to maintain the level

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Why are we doing this?

I am poised to contact the press in the hope they may do a feature, primarily to raise our profile and appeal for some willing volunteers to embark on personal challenges or to help with fund raising. There is one

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What a Lovely Bedtime!

It’s been so long since I wrote here and so much to say! The technical stuff first! We have moved on from the consonant vowel (still practising though!) to vowel consonant in the hope that this will help discipline Mia

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New Year, New Mia Emerging!

It’s been a while since I wrote here. We have moved house, right in the thick of Christmas and New Year.  Now I know why no one wants to move at that time of year! It was our first Christmas

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And Moving On

We saw Julie along with the Occupational Therpaist, Sarah, at Therapy in Praxis today. She saw how well Mia is doing with her ‘b’ and ‘m’ and has given us some more stuff to work towards. We’re putting that lovely

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