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Supporting Speech and Language Development in Bilingual Children

In many parts of the world speaking more than one language is the norm and a pretty essential part of everyday life. It enables a person to communicate with family members in one..

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Helping Your Child to be Body Positive

For many children and young people, how they see themselves, and other people’s perception of them is incredibly important. Their view of self and body image, in particular, can..

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Developing Oracy Skills at Key Stage 2 with Speech Therapy Strategies

This week Minister for school standards Robin Walker acknowledged phonics is crucial to reading development but ‘learning to decode words is just one element of becoming a fluent..

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Perfectionism: A Parents' Guide

Does your child struggle to cope with failure, or get really upset when things don’t go their way? Do they cope at school but have outbursts at home which are difficult to get to..

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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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