Top Tips – Special Needs Toilet Training

Toilet training a child is never going to be easy or straight-forward, and helping a child with special needs to gain the skills needed to gain bladder and bowel control can be very challenging for even the most patient parent. There are

What do you do when CAMHS can’t help?

CAMHS Services around the country are often under-resourced and over-stretched. If a child or young person develops a mental health issue, CAMHS may be able to offer regular appointments but there may be a long waiting list for an initial

6 Ways of Coping if your child is seriously ill or disabled

Please share this with anyone you know whose child or baby has recently been diagnosed with a serious condition. 6 essential coping skills which I wrote for Candis Magazine, who published it 9th June 2014 6 ways of coping if

10 Practical Ways to support Parents of Disabled Children

  Try to look beyond the disability and get to know and love the child for who he or she is, just as you would with any other child in your circle. Every child needs supportive adults in their lives,

10 Tips for Parenting Disabled Children

I wrote this for Contact-a-Family Connected Magazine in 2012. There are 10 tips here and another 180 tips in “The Special Parent’s Handbook”.   There are nearly another 200 tips in my book,  “The Special Parent’s Handbook” To buy your copy

DIY Sensory Rooms at home on a Tight Budget

From Contact-a-Family Connected Magazine – how to build a sensory room at home From Contact-a-Family Connected Magazine, by Yvonne Newbold      To buy your copy of “The Special Parent’s Handbook” please click on the link to the Amazon page

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