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About the Sheffield Directory

Sheffield City Council has an obligation to publish details of services across Sheffield. This includes "Local Offer"services for children with special educational needs and disabilities, Children and Familiy services and Adult Social Care services. The Directory gives you Sheffield's care, health and education services, events and activities in…

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

On this page you will be able to find access to the following information as well as some other useful links that you might find helpful: An overview of what ADHD is and how it affects different people Some answers to the more frequently asked…

Aspergers Syndrome

Sourced From The National Autistic Society Aspergers Syndrome Asperger syndrome is a form of autism, which is a lifelong disability that affects how a person makes sense of the world, processes information and relates to other people. Autism is often described as a 'spectrum disorder'…

Attachment behaviour

Attachment is a term which is used to describe the bond that forms between a baby and its main carers. This early relationship is a very important foundation to mental health and a child’s development. Babies with secure attachment usually go on to be confident…

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Overview Sourced From The National Autistic Society Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that,…

Beat school exam stress

Tests and exams, including GCSEs, can be a challenging part of school life for both children and parents. But there are ways to ease the stress. 1. Watch out for exam stress Look out for signs of exam stress. Stressed children may be irritable, not sleep…

Beat the Bullies a Guide for Children

Sourced from the Dyspraxia Foundation What is bullying? There are lots of different ways of describing bullying, but it usually means having something nasty or horrible done to you, usually by other children, lots of times. Bullying can happen at school, in class, in the…

Behaviour and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Sourced from the National Autistic Society Here, we give you a basic overview of some of the behavioural difficulties that may be experienced by children or adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We look at: why people with an ASD may have behavioural difficulties…

Breastfeeding and drinking alcohol

Anything you eat or drink while you're breastfeeding can find its way into your breast milk, and that includes alcohol. There's some evidence that regularly drinking more than two units of alcohol a day while breastfeeding may affect your baby's development. But an occasional drink…

Bullying

Bullying hurts and nobody should have to endure it. If your child is on the receiving end of bullying, there are many things that can be done to make life easier. What is bullying? Bullying is repeated behaviour undertaken by an individual that hurts or…
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