A film made after a 5-year-old talked with his friend about learning how emotions affect different parts of the brain, and how to calm down by taking deep breaths.
Stories of resilience
Over the past 18 months, some charities in Scotland working in partnership with churches have been running a remarkable campaign to help make Scotland the first Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Aware nation in the world.
Are you a gardener or a carpenter?
Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Do we shape them like a carpenter or create a protected and nurturing space for them to flourish as in a garden?
Fostering empathy in children
It’s easy to ask children of any age to apologise, and preparing children to understand why apologies matter is a crucial part of their development.
Reasons to prioritise Early Years
Early Years development is at the heart of social mobility. The reasons underscore the importance of focusing on ideas and interventions that can impact child outcomes as soon as possible.
Window of tolerance
An insightful video by Beacon House which explains how a child with many adverse childhood experiences swings from fight/flight to freeze/collapse; and what adults can do to help
The example we set for our children - how we choose to lead our lives - is much, much more important than what we say.
Making Scotland the World’s First ACE-Aware Nation - Glasgow
@SEC Armadillo Exhibition Way Glasgow G3 8YW
More and more of us are coming to understand what science is telling us about the impact of childhood stress on adult health and happiness. This one-day conference will bring together some of the most inspirational speakers in Scotland, to help us consider how we get this information on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to every citizen of our nation. For UK as well.