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Irish Attachment In Action | Resilience Documentary: Free Public Screening, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, County Tyrone, 7pm, 17th May 2018

On the eve of our National Conference 2018, come join the conversation with our expert Q and A Panel. This film has had critical acclaim across screenings in the Uk and Ireland. Admission is free however by ticket only. Click on the link below to book.

20 Apr Resilience Documentary: Free Public Screening, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, County Tyrone, 7pm, 17th May 2018 Posted at 17:31h in Events by Paul 0 Comments 0 Likes Share Irish Attachment in Action are holding a free public screening of the Resilience Documentary ‘The Biology of Stress and the...

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The latest research on disciplining kids will make you a better parent—and a better spouse

'There’s something about a parent’s disapproval that’s instinctively repellent. It may even be bad for your health. A growing body of scientific work suggests that criticism from our loved ones can bring latent mental illnesses to the surface.' Really good article this! Research based.

Even timeouts and "constructive" criticism can be harmful. Luckily, there are alternatives.

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2 days ago

'Previous research by Kalin’s group has shown that anxious temperament is inherited, and explained the brain circuits involved.' Research 2 mins read

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3 days ago
Five parenting tips from around the world, according to a peadiatrician

“When I was in residency, I was trained to let babies cry it out. But I soon discovered when I moved to Fort Worth, Texas and I was seeing immigrant parents that they were appalled by the idea.” interesting 2 mins read

Lisa Lewis, a paediatrician and author of "Feed the baby Hummus," first began researching cultural differences in child-rearing techniques 20 years ago. She told The Independent: “What really got me going was over twenty years ago when I first noticed that there were cultures around the world that...

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3 days ago
Parenting & Children Post Trauma

Very important matter and why children need to have supportive relationships in home and school. Hear Jane present on at the IAIA National Conference 2018.

Stress is part of every childhood. Whether it becomes ‘toxic stress’ depends on how often a child is soothed and comforted so they experience getting back to physical and emotional safety. When this isn’t readily available a child repeatedly feels overwhelmed.

In adult life our early stress response still plays out. Impacting health, relationships and enjoyment.
Paying attention to ... See more

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4 days ago
Benefits of co-sleeping with your baby | The Post

"Some parents and experts say the family bed works perfectly - as it strengthens bonds, simplifies nursing and increases cuddle timeI and in many cultures throughout the world, children sleep with their parents until they are 9 or 10." Interesting 2 mins read but make sure you read to the end!

One of the many parenting debates is on whether newborns or toddlers should share a bed with their mommies and daddies, or sleep in their cots.

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4 days ago
The way you speak to your child matters

"When I woke up and peeped through the window, I heard something irritating. My immediate neighbour was shouting at her child.
“You are stupid just like…,’’ the mother of two, yelled at her 10-year-old daughter." 2 mins read

Dr Paul Mitawana, a psychiatrist at Butabika Hospital, says hollering insults at children especially at an early age may have permanent effects on their behaviour and reaction towards different

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4 days ago
There are schools in Australia where teachers do not yell

'Yelling at children - whether this is done by a parent or a teacher - is related to more childhood aggression symptoms, whereas giving a time out, using corporal punishment, expressing disappointment, and shaming were significantly related to greater child anxiety symptoms' Interesting Article

They actually exist

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6 days ago

Becoming an IAIA Member is easy just follow the link, great benefits including over 20% off National Conference Tickets 2018.

https://iaia.ie/iaia-membership/

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6 days ago
A Teacher's Struggle With Student Anxiety

‘In contrast to dyslexia or ADHD, for which I have developed effective teaching strategies, anxiety in students leaves me feeling powerless." 3 mins read good reflective article.

As anxiety diagnoses soar among students, do teaching methods need an upgrade? wonders one veteran high school teacher.

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6 days ago
Anxiety in the Classroom

Jane Evans our Key Note Speaker will present on 'Practical Ways to reduce Anxiety and Support Attachment for Parents, Carers and Teachers.’ National Conference 2018. Tickets on below link/
https://struleartscentre.co.uk/show/irish-attachment-in-action-national-conference-why-attachment-matters-for-all-2018/
Jane Evans Connected For Life Irish Foster Care Association Secure Attachment Matters ... See more

How to identify classroom anxiety. Its root causes, symptoms, and how to effectively treat the condition in toddlers, children and teenagers.

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1 week ago
Is it ever OK to force your kids to hug relatives? Experts say no

“It is about autonomy and consent,” Gilboa said. “Kids needs to learn that ‘no’ is an OK thing to say and expect that people will listen.” 2 mins read

Here's why you should tune in to kids' discomfort around relatives who want to smother them in kisses.

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1 week ago
Irish Attachment In Action | IAIA National Conference 18:05:18, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, County Tyrone.

We have had a number of enquires on this: "Group Booking by Invoice." Contact the Strule Box Office on:
028 8224 78731. opening times are 9.30am – 5pm or Via their Website and they will help with invoicing etc.

28 Mar IAIA National Conference 18:05:18, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, County Tyrone. Posted at 18:23h in Events by Paul 0 Comments 0 Likes Share IAIA Conference Brochure 2018 Hotels Accomodation Eating Out etc Strule Arts Centre Directions Travel Advice and Onward Travel Get Your Tickets Here MAP Loc...

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Attachment is said to be'The Biology of Love,The Design of the Brain,The Heart of Relationship' and thats "Why Attachment Matters for All"
National Conference 18:05:18

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1 week ago
Irish Attachment In Action | Resilience Donegal, Screening with Q and A Panel, Radisson Blu, Letterkenny; 26:04:18 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Come Join the Conversation 'Resilience Donegal' Tickets available on the link below.

06 Apr Resilience Donegal, Screening with Q and A Panel, Radisson Blu, Letterkenny; 26:04:18 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm Posted at 14:22h in Events by Paul 0 Comments 0 Likes Share Click on the link above to access the ticket link. Get Your Tickets Here Share Tweet +1 Pin ShareShares 0 Tags: ACE's, Biolog...

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1 week ago

Short Video Highlights of IAIA Conference 2017.Come Join the Conversation on the 18:05:18. Details on the Link below.
https://iaia.ie/iaia-national-conference-180518-strule-arts-centre-omagh-county-tyrone/

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1 week ago
Holding Babies Changes Their DNA, New Study Finds

'So, next time grandma tells you your “spoiling” your baby by holding her too much, tell her to pipe down and take a cue from our primitive ancestors.' Research 2 mins read

New study shows babies’ genes express themselves differently depending on how often their held Babies who aren’t held often enough are genetically underdeveloped, according to a recent study published in Development and Psychopathology. Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the B...

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1 week ago
Parenting Today

Short video on shouting and yelling at children and why not to!

Yelling at kids has serious consequences.

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1 week ago
Why adults have to stop trying so darn hard to control how children play

‘You can’t role-play empathy! Or lecture children to death on how important it is to include other children. Children need to learn these things through practice.’ Good article 3 mins read.

Kids need room to play -- and do it by themselves.

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1 week ago
The Science of Resilience

'When confronted with the fallout of childhood trauma, why do some children adapt and overcome, while others bear lifelong scars that flatten their potential? A growing body of evidence points to one common answer: Every child who winds up doing well has had at least one stable and committed rela­tionship with a supportive adult.'

Why some children can thrive despite adversity

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1 week ago
Irish Attachment In Action | Resources

Read the Delegate Feed Back from the Irish Attachment in Action National Conference 2017. Scroll down to bottom of page both on mobile and desktop.

Attachment is the basis for all early relationships. It is what shapes, forms and influences who we are and how we are with others. It is where we hurt and heal and learn how to manage. Human relationships across society are also the foundations for positive growth and wellbeing; those we have with....

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1 week ago
The Pitfalls of Empathy as a Please Response

Really interesting article on the please or fawn response which is a survival response in highly stressful and traumatic situations which have been long drawn out and over time, complex trauma 2 mins read.

The ‘fawn’ response is an often overlooked survival mechanism to a traumatic situation, experience or circumstance.

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1 week ago
When Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Underlie Problem Behaviors - Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. - Pediatric Psychologist - California

'Many of our children who have been exposed to stress or trauma have difficulties with emotional and behavioral control.
How can we detect whether a behavior signifies a stress response or intentional misbehaviour?' A few hints: 2 mins read.

It is important for teachers and parents to understand that when a child experiences stressful life events or adverse experiences, the child’s thresholds for emotional and behavioral control decline.

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2 weeks ago

Profound Words from Bruce E Perry, MD

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2 weeks ago
How parents' arguments really affect their children

How parents' arguments really affect their children http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43486641

It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly.

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2 weeks ago
Irish Attachment In Action | Resilience Donegal, Screening with Q and A Panel, Radisson Blu, Letterkenny; 26:04:18 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Resilience, Donegal. Click on the link below for Tickets. Come and 'Join the Conversation'

06 Apr Resilience Donegal, Screening with Q and A Panel, Radisson Blu, Letterkenny; 26:04:18 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm Posted at 14:22h in Events by Paul 0 Comments 0 Likes Share Click on the link above to access the ticket link. Get Your Tickets Here Share Tweet +1 Pin ShareShares 0 Tags: ACE's, Biolog...

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Forward-Facing Baby Wearing is "Cruel, Stressful and Terrifying," Expert Says

“Our data suggests that for many babies, life in a buggy is emotionally impoverished and stressful,” the study’s lead author and psychologist Dr. Suzanne Zeedyk told the Daily Mail. “Stressed babies grow into anxious adults.”
makes perfect sense this!

Wearing your baby facing away from you causes stress, hip dysplasia and spinal injury, parenting expert warns Parents are overstimulating, “terrifying” and injuring their babies when they wear them in forward-facing chest carriers, parenting author and professor Dr. Cathrine Fowler says. “Imag...

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2 weeks ago
Irish Attachment In Action | Health

Really helpful and practical link on ACE's, Stress Health, Toxic Stress and how to prevent and manage.

25 Oct Health Posted at 01:07h in Health, Information Links by IAIA 0 Comments 0 Likes Share ACE’s, Toxic Stress and How to prevent and self help Health – Attachment and Trauma Share Tweet +1 Pin ShareShares 0

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2 weeks ago
Ayrshire Police Division

Tina Henry one of our keynote speakers works with the Violence Reduction Unit and involved in this really important initiative.

AYRSHIRE DIVISION OFFICERS AND STAFF TO BECOME 'TRAUMA INFORMED'

All police officers and staff in Ayrshire will soon become ‘Trauma Informed’ as part of a commitment to improve the response to people in distress and maximise opportunities to positively impact on local people and communities.

Only 20% of the incidents that Ayrshire Police Division deal with are crime related and an ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Lynne Peyton on Twitter

A Big Thank You to Norreen McBride and Mary Blaney for sitting on the panel, Connected For Life for their support, Lynne Peyton whose facilitated the event and all those who attended. Really good night with shared information and a good conversation.

“Really lively discussion at Resilience Screening Belfast. Thanks to all participants and to our incredinly committed and informed panel, Noirin from @SEHSCT Marie and Deirdre @connectedfrlife and the inimitable Paul Harvey @IrishAttachment @LynnePeyton_NI #attachment”

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