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We talked to lots of parents and carers from all walks of life to find out how we can help you. After talking to experts who care for or work with children, we made this series of supportive articles and features.
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There are 49 articles for you:
- Bringing up a child with dyslexia One mother’s story – how dyslexia was diagnosed, the support they received and what they have learnt along the way.
- Supporting a child with dyslexia Dyslexic children are just as capable of learning as everyone else – but some things will be a lot harder. The best way a parent can support their child is by being positive. Encourage their strengths and try not to emphasise their weaknesses.
- Communication issues and choices for deaf children Helping parents make informed choices about their child’s future – such as the best communication option for their child to adopt.
- Bringing up a visually-impaired child Raising a child who is blind or partially sighted will present challenges, but if you focus on the positive rather than the negative, it can open up a whole new world for you to enjoy.
- Helping a visually-impaired child to learn Help your child learn about the world around them by providing a stimulating environment in which to engage them in exciting, challenging non-visual activities.
- Helping an autistic child to learn How schools, parents and professionals can help a child with autism enhance their communication, social skills and learning development.
- Bringing up a deaf child Raising a child who is deaf may seem a daunting prospect, but there are a host of people and services out there which can offer you and your child support.
- Bringing up an autistic child Life with an autistic child can present numerous challenges, but there are ways of managing your child’s condition and making things easier for both of you.
- The benefits of teaching ICT to autistic children ICT is a great learning tool for children with autism and related communication disorders.
- Being a parent of a child with special needs - keeping positive Advice on how to stay positive when bringing up a child with special needs
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) People who have little or no speech, or whose speech is difficult to understand, use different ways to communicate.
- The benefits of using Makaton signing Using Makaton signing can boost a child’s confidence and communication skills - and encourage them to express themselves creatively.
- Travel with your child with special needs Top tips for successful travel with your child with special needs.
- Mobility help for a disabled child Making it easier for your disabled child to get around presents special challenges, but there is more help available than you might realise.
- Mealtimes and coordination difficulties Things you can do to help your child develop the practical skills they need to become independent eaters.
- Suspecting a problem with your child's development Every child is unique and will develop at their own rate. However, sometimes a parent instinctively knows when something is not quite right. If this is how you are feeling, it’s important to seek advice and support.
- SEN statutory assessment process What school support is available for a child with special educational needs – and how does the statutory assessment process work?
- Supporting siblings of disabled children Siblings of disabled children require time, attention and support to help them adjust to their brother or sister’s special needs.