Categories Archives: Guest Authors

Importance of supporting EAL pupils during school closures

Posted by iChild, May 18, 2020 10:52 AM
Article Excerpt Image FlashAcademy® has a raft of free home learning resources for EAL learners, perfect for both parents and teachers to use, plus you can also get a free trial to their app.

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Children learn ‘sophisticated’ adult sharing behaviours at a surprisingly young age

Posted by iChild, April 15, 2020 9:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image New research into childhood sharing reveals this surprising behaviour. We're grateful to Liverpool Hope University for sharing their article on our iChild Blog.

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Help with the realisations hitting parents of school-age children

Posted by iChild, April 01, 2020 10:20 AM
Article Excerpt Image Nikki Young is a children's author who, like so many others, finds herself looking after her children's education at home. We're grateful to her for sharing her article with us, full of inspiring, yet practical, advice.

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Coronavirus Concerns & Children: How to Help Children Deal with Covid-19 Anxieties

Posted by iChild, March 25, 2020 10:04 AM
Article Excerpt Image Psychotherapist Noel McDermott discusses the challenges facing families during the coronavirus situation, and shares his advice. The current coronavirus situation is worrying for many people and children are especially vulnerable to the fear and anxiety experienced by the adults around them..

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How to win a SEN tribunal

Posted by iChild, March 18, 2020 11:39 AM
Article Excerpt Image For many parents, a tribunal may be the only way they can get the right level of support to help their child achieve their potential at school. Journalist Hasna Haider shares her advice to help parents navigate this often difficult and emotional situation.

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Encouraging older children to read

Posted by iChild, March 04, 2020 11:20 AM
Article Excerpt Image Thursday 5th March is World Book Day. We're very grateful to BookTrust for sharing their article on encouraging older children to read with us at iChild. After all, reading is a joy to last a lifetime!

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Car Seat Confusion

Posted by iChild, February 19, 2020 10:08 AM
Article Excerpt Image A Quarter of UK Parents are putting children at risk and breaking the law due to car seat confusion. Our thanks to Kiddi Caru for sharing such an important blog with us.

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Reading with your child

Posted by iChild, February 05, 2020 1:34 PM
Article Excerpt Image This week is National Storytelling Week. We're very grateful to BookTrust for sharing their article on reading with your child with us at iChild. It's never too early to start!

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What to do if your child is showing signs of hearing loss

Posted by iChild, January 29, 2020 10:14 AM
Article Excerpt Image Hearing loss affects thousands of families across the UK but when you become a parent knowing the signs in your own child can be difficult. Ben Meredith, audiologist and Senior Clinical Specialist from hearing specialists, MED-EL, offers his advice on what to do if you suspect your baby or child may be experiencing hearing problems. Our thanks to MED-EL for sharing his article with iChild.

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Postnatal depression - are fathers at risk?

Posted by iChild, January 15, 2020 5:46 PM
Article Excerpt Image Dr. Mark Winwood is the leading psychological expert at AXA PPP healthcare. He provides helpful advice to support dads and families who may be dealing with postnatal depression. We're grateful to him for sharing his article with iChild.

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