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Anger in teens can be particularly  frightening or upsetting for the adults around them. Teens are at a time of their lives when emotions can overcome them and…

An overview article on What is Dyspraxia, including signs and symptoms and what treatment is available. Dyspraxia is broadly defined as a neurological disorder of motor co-ordination that involves…

This is an overview article on what is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is defined in the Dictionary as ‘an impairment or loss of the ability to read’. It comes from…

A diagnosis of autism is perhaps the most difficult a parent can face. Many children with autism live their lives cut off from any real communication with those…

Sensory processing is the mechanism by which we receive sensory messages and turn them into responses. Sensory Processing Disorder occurs when the child either under-responds to sensory stimuli…

Rosemary Murphy overviews the various treatments for ADHD, including medication, drug free options, and diet. 

Of all the learning difficulties, ADHD or Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder is perhaps the one of the most difficult for teachers to manage in the classroom and…

Frustrated in your efforts with the behaviour problems and development issues of your young boy or girl?  Whether it be a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 year…

Looking for guidelines or checklist of the developmental stages and milestones for your toddler boy or teenage girl? We provide excellent articles for Parents on the key stages and milestones in…

Bullying continues to be an awful problem for many children. Our first step needs to be to listen to our children’s story and support their feelings, although this…

Bullying is not okay. Bullying is a common behaviour problem with potentially serious ramifications such as health problems, depression, even suicide. Many schools have anti-bullying programmes and policies…