Understanding reasonable adjustments at school
In this blog we explore what it means to make reasonable adjustments at school, and how to ask for support if a child’s needs aren’t being met.
Support for fathers of children with additional needs
In this blog we talk to Michael Charles, who runs a Dads Group in Gwent for parents of children with additional needs. He works for NHS Wales Children with Additional Needs Service and is a father of four.
What is emotionally-based school avoidance? (EBSA)
The current levels of absences suggest that school is a challenging environment for many children; rather than focusing on attendance for its own sake, the question we should be asking ourselves is why.
The power of bullying is often in creating shame and secrecy. Breaking the silence is the most important step in overcoming it.
How to spot and understand bullying
If everyone is educated to spot and understand what bullying is and to feel clear about the avenues of support available, bullying is less likely to become a crisis and far more likely to be nipped in the bud before long term harm is done.
What is PDA? (Pathological Demand Avoidance)
Neurodiversity can affect people in different ways from childhood right through to adulthood. Here Sarah Nabarro shares her own experience of being Neurodivergent and being diagnosed with Dyspraxia aged 30.
Validating your Child’s Feelings
The way we communicate and empathise with our little ones informs the way that our big ones will later choose – or choose not to – communicate with us.
Trauma in Children
Trauma is related to how children experience a situation, not necessarily how serious we think it is from the outside.