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Helping your teenager to look after their emotional health is as important as them looking after their physical health. They will need to learn how to cope with the stresses that life undoubtedly will throw at them and to bounce back and learn from these challenging times. This is known as resilience. We know that young people who are resilient are more able to build safe, secure relationships, learn, develop and achieve and enjoy life!

Do want to find out more about how you can help your teenagers can become more resilient? Below are some tops tips & ideas that can help you & your teen.

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There are a significant number of children who need some extra support because they have special and/or additional needs. Children might have learning needs or learning disabilities, complex physical needs or disability. Schools often refers to children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SENDi). School Nurses work with other professionals in health, social care and schools to support children and young people who have additional needs. Read on to find out more.

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Toilet training is a big milestone in a child's development. It can be a frustrating time. Parents can feel under a lot of pressure to get their child toilet trained. Remember that every child is different. Most children will learn the skill in their own time. By the age of 4 years old most children are reliably dry. It is important to stay calm and be patient.

Some children do have problems with having their bowels open or wetting themselves. School Nurses can help you with toileting problems. So find out more read on.

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When our children start in full time school or are moving from primary to secondary school it can trigger all kinds of emotions for both parents/carers and for our children, It can be exciting as a child moves on to the next stage in their life. There might be some worries or anxiety. Change can bring some uncertainties such as new friendship groups, a bigger school and expectations of work changes. This blog provides some useful tips to help prepare your child. You can also listen to a School Nurse webinar that has lots of ideas to help you support your child to make that move.

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