Help for Parents

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Anxiety 
Causes and symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks and how to deal with them.

Assertiveness skills (young adults)
Saying no, dealing with put-downs including racism and sexism, personal rights, self-protection, handling criticism, handling conflict and negotiating.

Assertiveness skills (children)
This includes saying no and self-protection.

Autism 
This book helps children gain social skills. Particular attention is given to displaying and interpreting body language which are well known deficits in children with autism spectrum disorders, including children with Asperger syndrome.

Bullying 
Whether your child is a bully, a victim or a witness to bullying here are things you can do to help.

Low self-esteem 
Help with raising low self-esteem, lack of confidence, shyness, rewarding your child, making and keeping friends, dealing with put-downs, self-protection and helping your child protect other children, handling feelings, expressing feelings, anger management.

Moral issues 
Discussion through stories of a wide variety of issues that affect children and young people.

Relaxation
Audio recordings to help your child relax and/or fall asleep.
Article with relaxation exercise.

Role plays
For shy and timid children, helping them with social situations.

Safety 
Social safety in the real and virtual world.

School phobia 
Help with anxiety, panic attacks, separation anxiety, social phobia, being bullied, how teachers can help, how parents can help, severely affected children, starting school for the first time, moving from primary to secondary school.

Shy children 
A complete social skills course for children 7 to 16.

Social skills (children) 
Help with shyness, lack of confidence, keeping your child safe from strangers in the real and virtual world. Social roles and social rules, body language. Children with austim spectrum disorders, Asperger syndrome. Receiving gifts and compliments, helping and caring skills.

Social skills (young adults) 
Help for young people aged 14+ or for young people with mild learning difficulties aged 16+.