Each year in England, around 10,000 children are born very preterm (at less than 32 weeks gestation) and a further 60,000 are born moderately preterm (at 32-36 weeks gestation). The number of preterm births has increased in the last two de
From ReachOut Australia: Trying to guess what’s going on with your teenager’s mental health and wellbeing is tough. Many parents of teenagers are concerned about their teenager’s behaviour, whether it’s being non-communicative, feeling anxio
Peter Limbrick writes: First of all, when we are involved in helping a baby or young child to develop new skills and understanding, I believe the phrase ‘multiple disabilities’ has no validity – hence the single quote marks in the title. C
Article in RCNi Learning Disability and Practice – (subscription required)
A new social worker pilot scheme has been unveiled to tackle the lack of continuity of social workers for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health.
From Fiona Duncan: …the review will:
Be driven by those who have experience of care
It is the voices of children and young people in care, care leavers – young and old – and their families and carers that will be at the heart of this Revie
The following is an extract. For the full document go to: http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A%2FRES%2F64%2F142
1. The present Guidelines are intended to enhance the implementation of the Convention on the Rights
A minimum of 750,000 British children and young people a year are witnesses to domestic abuse. Also 62% of children living with domestic abuse are directly harmed by the perpetrator of the abuse, in addition to the harm caused by witnessin
This resource is for women and men, who are thinking about becoming parents, are pregnant, or who are new parents.
It provides information about the effects of cannabis on fertility, pregnancy, breastfeeding, on children and adolescents wh