Categories Archives: Guest Authors

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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Gender stereotypes in sports

Posted by iChild, November 13, 2019 7:06 PM
Article Excerpt Image Do the gender stereotypes attached to certain hobbies effect children's choices? Skatehut conducted a survey, and we're grateful to them for sharing the results with iChild.

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Every Parent’s a Winner

Posted by iChild, October 30, 2019 11:01 AM
Article Excerpt Image In light of recent research, revealing the pressure many parents feel from social media to be the 'perfect parent', Haliborange teamed up with Susie Verrill and Greg Rutherford on the 'Every Parent's a Winner' campaign. We're grateful for their offer of this excellent blog.

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Helping children with a stammer

Posted by iChild, October 23, 2019 1:42 PM
Article Excerpt Image Sue Cottrell (author of Can I tell you about Stammering? Jessica Kingsley Publishers) shares her experience of supporting children and young people who stammer. 22nd October was International Stammering Awareness Day, but this blog certainly has relevance every day.

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