Nominations of Simone de Hoogh (2/12/2020) - Thank you to those who nominated Simone for Bridges 2e Center for Research and Professional Development’s ‘People to Watch’. Nominations […]
“Innately empowering and humanising: We all need more of this!” (2/1/2020) - Interview with PowerWood’s Director Carolyn Sargentson I had seen Simone’s [founder of PowerWood] stand at a home education camp – […]
I can say to my daughter that other people feel like this… (3/14/2018) - When I first read about PowerWood I thought it was interesting because my kids are really quite sensitive. They will […]
“She was really wound up, deeply depressed, withdrawn, not talking to anyone” (12/5/2017) - ‘Airy fairy’ When my daughter Lisa* started at a preschool group, the staff noticed that she was a bit ‘airy […]
“The violence towards me from my child was constant” single mum of child with PDA (10/3/2017) - I always knew that James* was different. People would say ‘He is a boy’, ‘You are on your own’, ‘It’s […]
“The biggest challenge is not being understood and being forced to fit in” Mum of three about life with OE’s (7/6/2017) - How and when did you first realise your children were different? With my oldest I knew from young that he […]
“My son had been diagnosed with many things before” How PowerWood helped a family to find clarity (9/2/2016) - I first contacted PowerWood to try to make sense of my extremely complex son. He had always been unique, I […]
“Everything seems to affect him so deeply and intensely” (7/31/2016) - A family describes the beginning of their PowerWood journey. I heard about PowerWood from a local mum. She sent out […]
“She is a mirror of me” – Understanding my child helped me to understand myself (6/2/2016) - My youngest child has been very intense from birth. She is different from the others, really hard to understand. People […]
“PowerWood Helped My Daughter Get Over Her Obsessive Compulsive Behaviour” (5/1/2016) - Children’s names have been changed How did you come across PowerWood? I always knew that my daughters (now 7 and […]