Category Archives: Other

Help! I think my child may have anxiety – what do I do?

Anxiety in adults is often managed through talking therapy, CBT or medication. However, increasingly we are seeing anxiety in children who may not have the self-awareness to express their feelings in a way that makes clear what is causing the problem or how we can help. For children especially, the most difficult thing about anxiety […]

What is Colorimetry and How Can it Help My Child?

Colorimetry is used to accurately prescribe tinted lenses to help people who have trouble reading because of visual perception problems: For some people, specific colours can be very effective in reducing visual stress. Prior to colorimetry, people often start using coloured overlays to assess the effectivity of using colour to help with reading. When found […]

Cake and Coffee Morning

Is your child struggling with reading and copying from the board? Are you concerned that they are not coping with noisy classrooms and spoken instructions? Or perhaps you have a child that is unusually fidgety, distracted or easily upset? Whether or not your child has had a firm diagnosis of a condition such as autism, ADHD or dyspraxia, […]

Maze Coffee Morning

In October we spent a morning in the Firstsite art Gallery meeting parents, organisers and other professionals at a MAZE coffee morning. This was the first MAZE event we have attended however we hope to be able to attend many more in the future. The coffee mornings provide parents the chance to gain advice and […]