In this eight-part essay I want to explore positive and favourable environments for providing early child and family support when babies and young children have conditions that potentially reduce their capacity for development and learning. I will argue that opportunities for inclusion in loca
Waterstones: ‘This book is not a phone!
‘Goodbye Phone, Hello World features 60 bite-size, device-free activities scientifically proven to promote true happiness.
‘With wit, wisdom, and warmth, bestselling author Paul Greenberg presents practices for connection, mindfulness, conversation, creativi
Extracts from ‘Bringing up babies and young children who have very special needs’
‘There are many negative mental states practitioners can suffer in common with parents and other family members. Examples are denial, hope, worry and guilt. We are all subject to these mental states from time to time.
‘For many parents the focus of those around them is solely on the child and their own needs become neglected.’
New book by Joanna Griffin
Published 7th May 2021
Free Association Books
Paperback Original £14.99
From press release:
‘The title ‘Day by Day’ is taken from one of the
By Ivan Illich
The medical establishment has become a major threat to health. This is the opening statement and basic contention of Ivan Illich's searing social critique.
In Limits to Medicine Ivan Illich has enlarged on this theme of disabling social services, schools, and transport, which hav
This book combines historical and economic perspectives to examine the economic existence of modern man,
- the war against subsistence, and shadow work - the underpaid work which is unique to an industrial economy - and which often falls to women.
Drawing on unfamiliar historical sources, Illich la
From National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) UK
From their newsletter: ‘We’re very excited to be partnering with Cosmic Kids to create three fantastic yoga videos: Squish the Fish, On the Farm, and Betsy the Banana. They’re aimed at 3 to 5 year olds and each video is British Sign Language (BSL) inte
Dr Stuart Shanker: ‘We are in the midst of a scientific paradigm-revolution in our understanding of the effects of excessive stress on behaviour, social-emotional development, intelligence, empathy, motivation, and character.
'The theoretical foundation of the Shanker Self-Reg® framework rests on t