Sarah Newman   Small Steps Forward  From first diagnosis to writing a book: one parent’s experience ofhelping children wit...
Diagnosis at 1
Learning to cope
Support from professionals
Advice and information
Hard Work
Writing Small Steps Forward
Why?
How?
Structure
Small Steps
Christopher’s Progress
SCARFSupporting SpecialChildren and theirRelatives and Friends
The Children
The Activities
The parents and carers
Siblings and thewhole family
Thank you
Parent's experience in disabled child development
Parent's experience in disabled child development
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Parent's experience in disabled child development

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Sara Newman (UK) about disabled child development from a parent's point of viewfor international conference in Bishkek, 1-3 March 2011, Kyrgyzstan.

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  • Global development delay at 1 autism at 3
  • Whole family had to work through feelings
  • Support from professionals
  • Advice from parents and professionals
  • Worked hard
  • Why?
  • Through research and talking to parents and professiona
  • All kinds of disabilities
  • Life is tough for families – caring responsiblities, stress, issues, health, schooling
  • Parent's experience in disabled child development

    1. 1. Sarah Newman Small Steps Forward From first diagnosis to writing a book: one parent’s experience ofhelping children with special needs
    2. 2. Diagnosis at 1
    3. 3. Learning to cope
    4. 4. Support from professionals
    5. 5. Advice and information
    6. 6. Hard Work
    7. 7. Writing Small Steps Forward
    8. 8. Why?
    9. 9. How?
    10. 10. Structure
    11. 11. Small Steps
    12. 12. Christopher’s Progress
    13. 13. SCARFSupporting SpecialChildren and theirRelatives and Friends
    14. 14. The Children
    15. 15. The Activities
    16. 16. The parents and carers
    17. 17. Siblings and thewhole family
    18. 18. Thank you

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