Jeff has three children with varied challenges. He and his wife have both had significant health challenges. They came to the I Matter Project with support of their primary school and local GP.
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Jeff and I shared some further reflections about the way the culture of schools has changed with respect to pastoral work and the...
Anne has three children all with individual challenges. She and her partner also have their own complex health challenges. She has been taking part in I Matter Training with the support of her primary school and local GP
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Here are some further reflections from Anne on autism and other lightbulb moments as confidence has returned
Jenny has three children - two with additional needs. When she joined her first I Matter sessions with support from her primary school she was in a state of significant overwhelm and despair.
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Have you ever felt upset or resentful about that?
Or have you just given up asking for your child and others to take you into account?
Of course you matter! And because you matter, it is important not to just hope that your children and others will one day take you into account.
SOMEONE needs to be determined to look out for YOU, and though it would be nice if this was your child or someone else, you mustn't leave it to chance...
I Matter Parent-Child Coaching has many similiarites. There are also 5 key differences:
i) In comparison to everyday parent-child coaching I Matter Parent-Child Coaches start out with a much clearer map or guide to help you decide what to coach and...
Jekyll and Hyde Behaviour? 5 Reasons you must use developmental thinking if you have a challenging child?
In my work I meet a lot of families of children who have developmental delays. Some of these developmental delays are VERY easy for an uninformed observer to miss and it is these more subtle delays that often lead to the greatest confusions for families and for teachers. Developmental immaturity is one of the key reasons for that common experience of feeling that your child is like...
The First and Most Important Step in Addressing Child Mental Health Difficulties and Challenging Behaviour
if you are wanting to see improvements in your child's mental health and behaviour at home or at school then most of the rest of your efforts will come to very little unless you get this key step working well first.
You are the adult and a key part of this role involves...
First things first: Let's be clear, it is not just children and young people who have meltdowns. Adults have them too. Sometimes a lot.
And if this is happening in your home or school setting this is absolutely the...
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