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Self-Harm: A Parents' Guide

DISCLAIMER: THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT REPRESENT FORMAL MEDICAL ADVICE. IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S SELF-HARM, CONTACT YOUR GP, NHS 111 OR, IN AN EMERGENCY, ATTEND YOUR LOCAL..

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How to help your child to start talking

You may be wondering why your child is not talking yet. It may make you feel a little concerned but don't worry, some children can take some time before they start speaking,..

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Online Speech and Language Therapy: 10 Facts You Need To Know

Online speech and language therapy is a growing field that can be extremely beneficial for children who need speech and language therapy but don't have access to quality services..

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Protecting your child’s mental health when they’re using social media

Social media is an inescapable part of the lives of our young people today. A recent report found that 94.8% of 15-year-olds in the UK used social media before or after school..

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Supporting your child with the death of a pet

Pets play an incredibly important part in our lives and especially in the lives of children and young people. For many, their pet is their best friend and an integral part of the..

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Understanding School Refusal: Supporting Students with School Phobia

  Before we begin, it’s important to clarify that the term’ school refusal’ is not a helpful one. Usually, it is not a child’s conscious decision to ‘refuse’ to attend, but more..

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10 reasons to consider a speech and language assessment for your child

If your child has difficulty speaking or understanding what is said to them it can be difficult to know what's the best thing to do. But a really good starting point is to have an..

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My child mispronounces words – how can I help them?

Speech disorders affect a child’s ability to make themselves understood. Speech and Language Therapists refer to this as their intelligibility. We expect a typically developing..

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Cost-Effective Alternative to Traditional Speech and Language Therapy

Online Therapy from Mable is a More Cost-Effective Alternative to Traditional Speech and Language Therapy Budget is often the most crucial factor when deciding how to allocate..

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How do I talk to my child about autism?

It can be daunting trying to find the right words to talk to your child about autism. Fortunately, the last 10 years has seen a seismic shift in what we know about it and the..

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