Living With an Obsessive Compulsive Child: Case Study

Kids Behaviour spoke to a mother whose child suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Wishing to protect her identity, here is what she told us: Living with an obsessive compulsive child is an interesting experience – sometimes funny, sometimes frustrating, sometimes exhausting – but never dull. What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? …

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How Individual Education Programme Helped Behaviour: A Case Study

The concept of individual education plans for children with special needs, is good because it means that when a pupil is experiencing difficulties, those issues can be properly identified appropriate action decided on and taken and then a review carried out to assess the usefulness and effectiveness of the programme. …

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How School Helped Our Child: A Case Study

Your own experience of school – the highs and the lows – can have a big impact and influence on your attitude to your child’s school. If you found school difficult, hated your teachers and had few friends because you were bullied it is likely that you will have a …

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An ADHD Case Study

Jake, a twelve year old boy was thought to have a classic history of Dyslexia, and was seen by a specialist following a Psychological Assessment. Although such assessments are valuable and provide lots of detail of childhood development, they do not necessarily provide an understanding of the underlying problems and …

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Autism in Children: A Case Study

Case studies can be really useful tools for parents who want to find out more about a specific condition and to see if their child is displaying any of the signs of a particular disorder. Parents often need to be educated about the condition and taught to understand how parenting …

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Major Depressive Disorder in Children: A Case Study

Depression can affect any of us, at any age or stage in our lives and can be triggered by a number of factors or events. Children are no exception to this and can suffer from depression in the same way as adults do. Feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, sadness and worthlessness …

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Children and Picky Eating: Case Study

Eating and children can be one of the biggest causes of stress for parents. After all, we all want our children to thrive and be fit and healthy, and we know that the way for this to be achieved is through a healthy and well balanced lifestyle and diet. However, …

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Explaining Your Child’s Behaviour to Others: A Case Study

The way that our children behave has a profound effect on us and on other people around us. Whether that behaviour is positive and perfectly acceptable or challenging and difficult to deal with, as parents, we still have to find a way to manage our child’s behaviour and stay calm …

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Pre-School and a Child With Behavioural Issues: A Case Study

For many children, starting their local pre-school group is the first step towards attending primary school. Pre-schools offer a fun and safe environment for children, where they can start to get used to looking after themselves, gaining independence and learn to socialise. Learning Through Play The emphasis on pre-school education …

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