Positive environments for early child and family support. Part 2: Favourable environments for education and learning

‘a quiet, calm and safe space...Here children can focus, concentrate, absorb information, reflect, create and acquire new skills’

Introduction to the series

In this serialised essay I want to explore positive and favourable environments for providing early child and family support when babies and

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Positive environments for early child and family support. Part 1: Hospitals are often neurotic environments and are therefore to be avoided

‘general hospitals I have experience of offer a rich daily mix of potential stressors with various degrees of mental disturbance, conflict, anxiety and fears’

Introduction

In this serialised essay I want to explore positive and favourable environments for providing early child and family support wh

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‘They are making people worse’: The scandal of imprisoning patients with autism – about UK NHS

---- 'new incarceration units are being built' ----

Ian Birrell is a true champion for people with autism. What a pity UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is not. Ian, a journalist, has recently written an article in i newspaper on 13th July 2020. Ian starts his article:

“It is almost two years since

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Keyworkers are an essential part of a quality service for families.So why do most families not have one? Is Team Around the Child part of the solution?

The design of the TAC team leader’s role overcomes the common obstacles and negative perceptions around keyworking

Introduction

It is generally acknowledged now that a multi-agency keyworker (or key worker) should be offered to each family who has a baby or young child with complex needs. This has

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