Hello, my name is Sara and I am an NNEB qualified, Ofsted registered childminder with over 25 years childcare experience. I have extensive experience of caring for special needs children, I have 2 teenagers myself with special needs who attend a local special school/ college. I am trained to care for and replace gastrostomy buttons, tube feed (nasal or gastrostomy) via bolus or pump and administer medicines such as inhalers, via tubes, epipens. I have experience of liaising and working with professionals such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and have knowledge of other special needs services available to parents. Extensive experience with feeding difficulties, medical issues, speech and language delay and global developmental delay. Help, support and advice for parents from someone who knows exactly how they feel having been there themself!