How can we make the most of the child’s telehealth sessions?

With the COVID situation, online platforms have become the most accessible and famous tool in the whole world. The health sector has been using the online tools even before COVID. However, it has paved the way for the community to adapt to the virtual environment. Conducting telehealth sessions is a modest trend being used by […]

What Is Conscious Parenting — and Should You Try It?

What Is Conscious Parenting

Before your baby arrived, you probably read an endless stack of parenting books, listened to thousands of stories from other parents, and maybe even swore to your partner that you’d do the opposite of everything your parents did. You may have felt confident in your parenting choices for your not-yet-a-challenge-because-they-weren’t-born-yet baby. Then, your baby arrived, […]

Speech and Language Developmental Milestones

Speech and Language Developmental Milestones

How do speech and language develop? The first 3 years of life, when the brain is developing and maturing, is the most intensive period for acquiring speech and language skills. These skills develop best in a world that is rich with sounds, sights, and consistent exposure to the speech and language of others. There appear […]

Seven tips to manage your mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak

Seven tips to manage your mental health

Feeling overwhelmed by a lockdown and the need to suddenly adopt e-learning? Keep connected and compassionate, says clinical psychologist Desiree Dickerson. I am a clinical psychologist who specializes in academic mental health and well-being. In mid-March I was due to run a resilience and well-being workshop in Sweden for doctoral candidates, but was instead facing […]

How ADHD Sometimes Gets Worse

How ADHD Sometimes Gets Worse

WHEN WE SAY THAT A PERSON’S ADHD HAS GOTTEN WORSE, what we usually mean is that the person’s executive functions, his ability to manage himself, have not yet developed enough to meet task requirements usually expected for a person of that age. As a child gets older, family, teachers, friends, and the wider community increase their […]

How to Handle Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

How to Handle Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

When your child is diagnosed on the autism spectrum, what should you do? How should you cope? Here are resources to help you become your child’s strongest advocate. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), autism affects 1 in 88 children, and hundreds of families are receiving news of an autism diagnosis every day. […]

How Parents Of Autism Can Deal With Stress And Online School During Coronavirus

How Parents Of Autism Can Deal With Stress And Online School During Coronavirus

As the working mother of a child with autism, I know all too well the incredible strain the coronavirus pandemic has caused for my autistic son. Like most children with autism, he responds best to routine, structure, and familiarity. Once schools began providing services online, and we were asked to quarantine, the difficulty of adapting to change […]

Juggling Homeschooling and Working from Home

Juggling Homeschooling and Working from Home

Like many parents across the United States, my husband and I are navigating the new normal of homeschooling our children while also working from home. Our oldest son is in preschool, and as any parent of very young children call tell you, some days can feel like the wild west over here! As a result […]

Getting back to school at home – tips to support your family

Getting back to school at home

We work collaboratively across industry, government and with schools to reach UK families with tools, tips and resources to help children benefit from connected technology smartly and safely. Since back to school (at home) has started again after the holidays, we have some tips and tricks to help get your kids back into learning mode. […]

Online Therapy: Is it Right for You?

Online Therapy Is it Right for You

Whether you’re seeking psychotherapy for stress, relationship difficulties, bereavement, depression, anxiety, or another mental health problem, online counseling or teletherapy may be an effective solution. Here’s all you need to know. What is online therapy? Online therapy is the provision of professional mental health counseling via the internet, usually through live video chat, messaging app, […]