Hi, my name is Charlotte and I suffered a brain haemorrhage in 2008. I was on holiday on the Isle of Wight at the time. My brain condition was very unique as it is very rare. I had a brain haemorrhage, an AVM (Arterio Venous Malformation) and an Aneurysm. I was only 11 when it happened. Altogether I
Dear Nursery Staff and Parents,
There is growing concern all around the world about the downside of all the new gadgets. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to give children a gadget-free nursery experience? Here are my seven reasons. You might have others.
- The Nursery will become a radiation-free zone for c
Editorial: I sometime wonder about this. I am sure many parents do too.
Two issues cause me concern about support for babies and young children:
The first is about asking parents how they experience the support that an agency provides for their child. The second is about involving local pare
Peter Limbrick writes: In parts 1 and 2 of this essay, I described collective competence and the consultant model within multidisciplinary and multiagency team work – the TAC approach.
When practitioners decide to join their efforts together around a child and family (remembering the parent is full
‘How can we deliver our necessary expertise to help a baby or young child’s development and learning without all piling in separately?’
Does the cartoon excite you? It excites me because I love the idea of a small team observing a child closely and coming to a shared decision about how to he
'Why do we think it is OK to endanger attachment and bonding in our drive to offer multiple professionals and programmes?'
Peter Limbrick writes: Some babies and young children need a lot of support as they develop and learn. This might be because or prematurity, lack of oxygen at birth or an
‘I have not seen significant improvements in how we approach development and learning in an infant with a multifaceted condition’
Peter Limbrick writes: I hope you have seen in the first three parts of this 4-part essay that TAC is a very simple idea. It gives early childhood intervention (EC
The consultant model becomes a natural way forward when a child’s TAC wants to reduce the load being put on the child, the family and the child’s practitioners.
Peter Limbrick writes: In Part 1 (TAC Bulletin issue 208), I argued that we have to sometimes move beyond our professional compartme
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- Applying systems thinking to support an infant with ‘multiple disabilities’, Part 2. Designing a multifaceted intervention system for each child