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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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- Speech and language difficulties Children with communication difficulties can struggle to be understood and to express themselves. But there are strategies which can be put in place to help them.
- Bringing up a child with learning difficulties A child with learning difficulties will take longer to achieve developmental milestones, but there are lots of things you can do to help your child make progress.
- Helping your child prepare for an operation With a little forward planning, your child’s hospital treatment need not be a stressful experience. Here are some tips for making it as easy and relaxed as possible.
- Bringing up a child with ADHD One mother’s story – how ADHD was diagnosed, how the condition affects her son, and how a local support group became a lifeline.
- 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.
- Using musical instruments in creative play Creative play that involves listening to and making music together can help your child’s learning and development.
- 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
- Understanding and helping children who are fussy eaters Why children become fussy or picky eaters in their second year - and how you can make foods more familiar and more easily accepted.
- Portion sizes for kids The impact of portion size on children’s eating behaviour – and the best plan of action to take as a parent or carer.
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) People who have little or no speech, or whose speech is difficult to understand, use different ways to communicate.