With the summer holidays quickly approaching, the end of school and social distancing measures still in place, families of young people with ADHD might find it difficult to keep children occupied with a variety of activities. However, we’re thrilled to say that there are many accessibility options available which can be carried out either indoors … Continue reading Summer 2020: ADHD friendly activities for the whole family
Email from Richmond Parent Carer Forum – 2 July 2020 Dear Voluntary Sector Partners, Please could you share this email with your mailing list. 1,494 EHCPs were recently audited as part of the LGSCO’s (The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman) recommendations in his report dated 18th October 2019. The audit considered information from 1st April … Continue reading Richmond Parent Carer Forum – Post Audit Survey
We are delighted to announce that we are collaborating with Richmond Healthwatch, an independent champion for healthcare and social services, who would like to hear your experiences of these services, especially during lockdown, via a Zoom focal group call. Your views and experiences could help shape the way such services are delivered so we would encourage you to participate. … Continue reading Healthwatch Richmond wants to hear from you!
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
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
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