One minute on Monday?

Every Monday, we will be posting some of the unanswered questions from our forums via One Minute on Monday.

We are hoping that non-members will take one minute on a Monday to see if they can help with any of the questions and respond.  Most of our forums are public and open for all to read but you have to register as a member to comment or post.  You can always respond on the blog if you prefer not to register.

Screenshot 2014-03-03 08.31.35NHS Change Day

We are asking our members today what pledges they would like to see on NHS Change Day, which pledges would make a difference to them?

Why not let us know what you would like to see pledged?  Pop over to the forum.

AAC- Dynavox Question

“My son is 15 years old with complex needs. He has severe cerebral palsy with limited use of his arms due to poor co- ordination. Developmentally he is at a very young age  but does have a good level of understanding if kept short and simple. He is a very happy sociable young man. Prior to major surgery 10 months ago we were learning to use a dynavox.  Due to the surgery the dynavox went on hold, we are now wanting to get back on track or try as he is still experiencing a lot of pain and ongoing problems. Because he is so sociable I feel the dynavox will be of great help to him. When he got the dynavox the SALT who is lovely set it up but then went on Mat leave, we felt it was all a bit much for him to deal with so we made a few alterations, very new to us also, the dynavox is still set up the same way, I have had a chat with his new SALT who has said she will give him a couple of 10 min sessions each week, I have said I feel it needs to go In front of him when he arrives at school to be used through out the day.
Any advice would be much appreciated!  


A mum in South Yorks, but also close to parts of West Yorks and Leeds is looking to set up a Circle of Support for her child but would like to talk to someone in her area about how best to do this. Can anyone help?


We are looking for BUT bloggers – 700-1000 words once a month or every two months.  Could you help?  Get in touch with Debs – – to find out more.

If you can help with any of the queries, pop over to the forum, post a response on the blog or email us.


Debs Aspland

Mum to three great kids, each with a different SEN. Transplanted from the NW to the SE. Co-founder and Director of Bringing Us Together

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