Tips for Travelling as a Special Needs Family

Travel can be a daunting prospect for special needs families. Depending on the specific needs of your child, it can be tough finding appropriate accommodation, transport and activities to meet all your requirements. It can also be overwhelming leaving the… Continue Reading >

School Holiday Survival Guide for Special Needs Parents

While school holidays can pose a challenge to most families, for special needs families, they can be especially tough. It’s hard to balance the needs of the whole family while meeting the needs of your special needs child. It’s even… Continue Reading >

Effects of COVID-19 on Special Needs Children

There’s no question (and it’s backed by quite a bit of research) that COVID-19 and the imposition of quarantine/lockdown mandates has had a higher negative impact on children (and families) with special needs (as compared to their neuro-typical counterparts). Learning… Continue Reading >

Helping our Special Needs Children through COVID-19

Nobody likes big changes to their routine but some people need structure, rules and black and white concepts more than others.  This may sound very familiar if you are the parent or carer of a child with additional needs. Over… Continue Reading >

Why I Quit Teaching

Bernadette Clegg is a mum of three children, a former special-needs school teacher and the founder of Making Rainbows – an educational music, movement and sensory play program for pre-school aged children. Beginning with just one class in the leafy… Continue Reading >

Laura, one of the bravest women you will ever encounter.

This month our Kidzaid instructor Laura wanted to give us some raw insight into the life of a bereaved mother. Laura is living every parent’s worst nightmare, her little boy Eli suddenly died in his sleep almost 2-years ago. His… Continue Reading >

The Story of My Third Pregnancy

So for most of 2017, I was pregnant with my third baby. We were finally getting our little boy. At my 12th week scan, all was going well but the technician seemed a bit concerned about the fact I chose… Continue Reading >