Virtual tours of Secondary Schools for Year 5s


Were delgihted to say we have recently been active in facilitating virtual visits to secondary schools for those families with year 5 pupils who need to select secondary school choices by September.  The video recordings of these virtual visits will be going up on the AfC website in the next few days and you will be able … Continue reading Virtual tours of Secondary Schools for Year 5s

COVID-19 & Anxiety: helpful resources for children and young people


The University of Oxford and the University of Reading have gathered a resource for supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19.  During this difficult period, many children and young people will be feeling anxious and worried. This behaviour is expected – to address their concerns, the resource provides advice on what adults can … Continue reading COVID-19 & Anxiety: helpful resources for children and young people

Outdoor activities to keep your children engaged


Sensory stimulation – whether a soft, quiet corner with music or a playful sword fight in the mud –  can have a positive impact on ADHD. Exercise can also improve focus, boost self-confidence and self-esteem, reduce stress and anxiety and encourage children to get away from computers and smartphones.   However, during these unprecedented times, the … Continue reading Outdoor activities to keep your children engaged

International ADHD Online Conference taking place mid-June 2020


The International ADHD Online Conference is set to feature talks from three leading experts in the field of ADHD.  Hosted by ADHD Ireland, organisers will be delivering a full-day conference exploring the topic “ADHD explained”.  Bringing you three expert speakers covering ADHD throughout all years, from early years from 0-7 years and then exploring school … Continue reading International ADHD Online Conference taking place mid-June 2020

Learn the latest research and laws with FutureLearn and IPSEA


Kings College via FutureLearn and the Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA) will be rolling out virtual courses and training sessions this month for parents who are interested to learn the latest ADHD research and law around special educational needs. Explore the following links by FutureLearn and IPSEA to see whether they are of … Continue reading Learn the latest research and laws with FutureLearn and IPSEA