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Emotional Health is about how we think and feel.  It is about our sense of wellbeing, our ability to cope with life events and how we acknowledge our own emotions as well as those of others.

The website has been created for parents and carers of children and young people who are experiencing emotional health and wellbeing difficulties. There are various headed tiles and by clicking on these you will find useful information, strategies and advice.  To promote ongoing growing, learning and development there is information on a range of topics that will enhance childhood skills.

Support is important, however if you think you need professional support for your child / young person’s emotional health and wellbeing – there are various professionals who can help or who can make a referral for specialist help.

Toileting

All children are different and this is very true when it comes to toilet training!

Sleep

Sleep is vital to children and young people’s health, wellbeing, learning and development.

Feeding and Eating

Challenges with feeding and eating can be stressful for parents/carers, as well as children and young people

Communication

Communication is more than just words

Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Emotional health and wellbeing is an area that everyone has challenges with.

Parents/ carers Well-being

Parents and carers play a critical role in supporting and shaping their child’s emotional, health and well-being development.

Sensory Processing

We all have sensory processing needs and require continual sensory input throughout the day to get the feedback we require.

Independence Skills

Children should gradually become more independent in everyday life as they grow.

Motor Skills

Motor skills can be broken up into two main groups – Gross Motor and Fine Motor.

Play

Play is a key area for children and young people to develop and thrive in

Parenting

Being a parent can be incredibly challenging at times, however there are lots of supports in the community and online to help.

Community and Voluntary

There are lots of community and voluntary organisations to support children, young people and their families within their local area

Nursery / School

Each school has a Special Education Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO).

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