Tag Archives: teenagers

Females & autism

Currently there are about four autistic boys to every one girl with autism. However, with the increasing knowledge of the causes of autism and increased understanding of the broad range of characteristics within the spectrum, it is recognised that there … Continue reading

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How to support your child this exam results day

Waiting for exam results can be a stressful time for your child and for you. Here are some tips to help before the day, on the day and into the future. 1. In the run-up to results day Your child … Continue reading

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EXAMS – some tips for staying calm before, during & after.

Taking exams can be a nerve-wracking experience. Here are some tips to help you manage your nerves so that you can do the very best on the day. Before the exam If you haven’t slept well or at all the night … Continue reading

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3 easy steps to stress-free revision

Revising can be stressful and overwhelming. These 3 steps can reduce your stress and help you manage your time and workload effectively. Part One – TIME MANAGEMENT Draw up a revision timetable. Make sure it’s realistic for you. Don’t compare … Continue reading

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I am worried about my son’s online gambling – how can I help him?

A study of 96,000 European school students aged 15-16 years old has shown that 23% of boys report that they have gambled online for money and 12% report doing so frequently (2-4 times a month or more). There is growing … Continue reading

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Surviving revision & exams – 3 easy steps to help you stay calm

Exams, and the period of revision beforehand can be stressful. However, there are some things you can do to ease the pressure and help you cope better with the stress. Part One – TIME MANAGEMENT Draw up a revision timetable. … Continue reading

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Self-harm & teenagers – it’s time to talk openly. You aren’t alone.

Self-harm is still a taboo in society and self-harmers and those close to them often keep silent out of shame and embarrassment. A recent study found that 1 in 5 teenagers say that they self-harm. You aren’t alone and it’s … Continue reading

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Understanding and talking to teenagers.

Is your teenage child moody, secretive and morose? Spending more time with friends, or on their own in their room, refusing to talk to you, and finding you a complete embarrassment? This is quite normal! As children develop and reach … Continue reading

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