There has long been a debate about autism and other conditions that, when diagnosed, result in children being categorised as having special educational needs (SEN) and offered various forms of supported learning at school.
Students with Autism Spectrum Condition can apply for Disabled Student Allowance to help them fund the cost of technology and other non medical assistance that may support their studies. We explain how you apply and what evidence you require as part of your application.
Children who are looked after by the Local Authority are more likely to have mental health problems compared to children who are not. To support parents who adopt children with mental health difficulties the Adoption Support Fund was created. To date it has provided over 10,000 families with £38m of agreed therapeutic funding, but what is it and how does it work?
Recently we have been asked by a number of parents if we can assess and diagnose Pathological Demand Avoidance or PDA. We thought, given the clear rise in the attention it is receiving we should explain what it is and how it can be assessed and diagnosed.
You may be feeling frustrated and angry, lonely at times, misunderstood, resentful or bored. These emotions you have about your relationship are common. But when you don’t seem to be able to move on, counselling can help.
In January 2016 we are launching our specialised EMDR service for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma. Delivered by professionally trained and experienced psychologists and therapists. Learn more about how EMDR may help you or someone you know?