What is ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex mental health disorder that can affect your child's success at school and their relationships. The symptoms of ADHD vary and are sometimes difficult to recognize. (Source: Kids Health) ADHD the myth...
Oct
11
October is ADHD awareness month and we spoke to Annie Clements, CEO of Autism & ADHD, an organization that provides support to families in Suffolk.  How would you describe your organization? Autism and ADHD is a social enterprise based in Suffolk. We provide...
Oct
11
It is Dyslexia week, and we had a chat with the British Dyslexia Association, to help us understand about the condition and how parents can help their children. In the UK there is no mandatory training for school teachers to recognize certain learning difficulties. Without a...
Oct
06
Does your kid go to school with a child that can’t hear? In the past a deaf child would go to a school for the deaf, where they were taught to lip read and speak. Nowadays, cochlear implants and digital hearing aids have made it possible for most deaf kids to...
Sep
24
Suffolk Libraries are also getting behind a new scheme to make libraries accessible and inclusive as possible for children and young people with autism. The new Autism Friendly Libraries scheme was launched at the recent Society of Chief Librarian’s conference. It was...
Jul
01
If you have a child who requires extra assistance and loves the cinema, this scheme will come in quite handy! The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA) and allows for one complimentary ticket (yep, that's one...
May
23
One day, whilst watching one of the latest blockbusters at my local Cineworld, I heard someone shouting from one of the back seats “Take those subtitles off”! Up until that point, I hadn’t realised the movie was captioned, and what really got my attention was how it had...
Feb
23