Why exercise is so important for neurodiverse children

Taking regular exercise is important for everyone, but it can be especially transformative for those with neurodiverse conditions.  Here are some of the ways regular, and if possible varied, exercise can help neurodiverse children.

What Is ADHD ?

If you suspect your child has ADHD or other Neurodiverse conditions, use this quick and easy ADHD symptom checker before getting an official diagnosis.

Recommended Books

Check this list of recommended books and resources from us here at SenLife to help Neurodiverse families support their children better.

What Is a Local Offer?

A Local Offer is a resource each Local Authority provides that informs people about the available support services in their local area.
But there can be challenges. Read more about it in this post.

What Is Right to Choose in the NHS World?

Discover the process of obtaining an ADHD diagnosis through the NHS and explore your rights under the NHS Right to Choose. Learn about referral wait times, choosing healthcare professionals, accessing medical records, and expressing your preferences for your child’s care.

What Therapies Are Available for ADHD?

Explore a comprehensive overview of available therapies for children with ADHD. Discover how behavioural therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social skills training, medications, sensory integration therapy, music therapy, art therapy, animal-assisted therapy, and parent and family support can support your child’s development.

Sensory Support from Personal Experience, by Mum of a Boy with ASD

Sensory Support from Personal Experience, by Mum of a Boy with ASD Our youngest son is 12 years old. He was diagnosed as nonverbal autistic with sensory processing disorder at 2.5 years old.He has a large vocabulary now but can only manage short sentences or 2/3 word communication. His level of understanding varies from age […]

Positive Reinforcement for Behaviour Management

Positive reinforcement is a technique for behavior management that focuses on acknowledging and rewarding desirable behavior in neurodiverse children. To implement positive reinforcement effectively, it’s essential to understand your child’s unique strengths, provide feedback, use rewards, and encourage self-reflection. Read more from the following blog post.

What is an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan)?

What is an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan)? What is an EHCP? An EHCP is a document used by local authorities in the UK to plan for the educational, health and social needs of a child or young person with special educational needs (SEN). The document outlines the support the child will receive, including […]