Sensory Processing Our brain receives information from a range of senses within our body. This information is often handled in a way by the brain that enables a person to feel alert, comfortable and in control within an environment. However, for some, this may not happen in the same straightforward fashion. At times
What is this great unlocking key to behaviour?
The author of outstanding "The Simple Guide..." series (including Sensitive Boys, Child Trauma, Shame and Children etc) and the excellent "Teaching the Child On The Trauma Continuum", Betsy De Thierry, is someone whose work is detailed, informative and evidence based whilst also maintaining the ability to be completely accessible to teachers, parents and other
How to speak to your child about addiction It must be one of every person’s worst nightmares to wake up to the idea that your child is struggling with addiction, and that you are not really best placed to help them. This article will explore the options and talk to the experience of both the
A critical factor in the behaviour of any class or individual is how attached they feel to the class/school/community. Even as adults we need to feel valued within our community or our job. When leaving a role to start a new job, the period of notice worked can often start the process of feeling disconnected
The University of Derby is offering this excellent short course free online: https://www.derby.ac.uk/short-courses-cpd/online/free-courses/understanding-autism-aspergers-and-adhd/ Many hours of learning and interactive quizzes/videos are available to help support your understanding of autism and ADHD and how best to support young people. Please share with anyone you feel may be interested.
The Thrive Approach is an intervention that has it's basis in neuroscience, attachment and child development in order to help support the child's overall social and emotional development. A number of stages are identified and children work through these using play based and creative activities to support them along this journey. Gaps in knowledge and
Action for Children are offering live confidential support online for parents via their parenting coaches. Have a look @ https://talk.actionforchildren.org.uk/
An introduction to death, dying and grief including case studies, video and further information and support. This may help support students on their return to the classroom after this COVID-19 crisis. It is likely may will be suffering with some kind of bereavement and will be struggling to adjust to a "new normal". Have a
The NHS has recently created this website for use by parents, carers, young people and professionals in order to support them in maintaining emotional wellbeing now and into the future. Have a look @ https://derbyandderbyshireemotionalhealthandwellbeing.uk/