Dr Chris Schramm has kindly worked with us to create a ‘top 10’ list of information that parents may find helpful to know about treatment for ADHD.
Join us for a 20 minute chat with Dr Chris Schramm where we discuss key information and advice for anyone wanting to know about ADHD diagnoses, support and medication.
In this webinar, Dr Hope Christie explains what trauma is, how posttraumatic stress disorder may develop following a trauma, and what impact trauma symptoms may have on children, adolescents, and adults. Dr Christie outlines how these symptoms may impact behaviour and emotions, and how parents can help support their child and themselves. This webinar is of interest to parents who would like to learn more about trauma and the impact it can have on the individual and their family.
Researcher of the month, Professor Claudia Bernard discusses her recent paper which explores the experiences and perspectives of designated safeguarding leads in fee-paying schools to understand how they engage affluent parents when there are safeguarding and child protection concerns.
It is not uncommon for the parents of children who board to feel both excited for the opportunities that lie ahead for their children, whilst also feeling a little apprehensive about the separation. What is our role during term-time and how can we optimally support the school and our children during this period? How should we approach emails, phone calls and e-communication with our children in ways that benefit everyone? What strategies can we put in place to manage our own worries and wobbles and ensure they don’t get transferred to our children? How can we ensure our children make the most of the boarding experience but also enjoy their time at home in ways that feel enjoyable for all? Dr Gauri Seth answers all of your questions.
Join Dr Kathy Weston to discuss stress management, aimed at parents who might be juggling a host of work, family or caring commitments. In this webinar, Dr Weston will talk about the aetiology of stress, evidence-based ideas for managing stress and suggest some advice and tips you can use in your own daily activities.
Join psychiatrist and parent coach, Dr Gauri Seth, for a Q&A with Dr Kathy Weston about how we can sustain emotionally deep and meaningful connections with our children whilst living busy, stressful lives.
Whilst some children count down the days until their school residential, others worry. Being away from home, eating different foods, trying new activities and being in an unfamiliar place can be exciting, but some children find this change to the norm challenging, and they might even be reluctant to go. If your child is feeling a bit wobbly about an upcoming residential trip, take a look at our actionable tips, designed to equip you to work through their concerns together and help them to feel more prepared.
There are important distinctions between the concepts of secrets and surprises which it’s crucial for children to understand to stay safe. This simple activity can help them to distinguish between the two.
How can we celebrate neurodiversity and empower children in their early years? Join ADHD and autism early childhood specialist Kerry Murphy for a presentation on how we can identify our (usually unconscious) ableist assumptions and start to replace them with neurodivergent-led practices. For example, how to incorporate a child’s special interests or stimming to help them feel safe and happy.