Parent-Child Led Activities with Disabled Children

It is known that warm and responsive parenting is optimal for child development. A study* has found that “the parents of children with disabilities and suspected delays evidenced significantly lower levels of warmth and less frequent parent–child activities compared with other parents.” With studies like this it is always a case of the sample utilised, … Read more

Sensory Processing Disorder

When our son started displaying “unusual” behaviour I just assumed it was Autism (my oldest son has Aspergers Syndrome), and that it was a case of getting it diagnosed (he’s 4 the end of Next April). But now I’ve been told to read this book about Sensory Processing Disorder. I think it was less worrying … Read more

Extracurricular Activities – for the Select few?

Studies by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show that children should be getting on average of 60 minutes exercise a day. It will help reduce health risks – such as cardiovascular problems, Build stronger bones, healthier joints and muscles Maintain a healthier weight Help aid sleep Reduce stress levels Increase self-esteem and self-worth/image … Read more