Useful Websites/Information for Parents

East Ayrshire Council Health & Well-being Parent Blog

See link below for EAC’s HWB blog which contains a wealth of information for parents on internet safety, bullying, mental health, etc.  

HWB blog for parents


  • Speech sounds


  • Teaching Children to Listen – click the link to be shown a powerpoint with useful hints and tips to ensure that your child is listening effectively

Teaching Children To Listen – For Parents & Teachers

  • Phonological Awareness – click the link below

Phonological Awareness for Parents – with voice clips

  • Practical Sensory Activites

This booklet has been designed to provide practical ideas and activities to help support your child within all Activities of Daily Living (ADL) for example, self-care, feeding or eating, playing and going out and about and so on. All references to child / children means either a child or young person.

Each page provides:

  • Practical strategies:
    • Ideas to help create a more positive experience.
  • Functional activities:
    • To help develop your child’s independence.
  • Games:
    • To help learning in a fun and enjoyable way.



  • Making sense of sensory behaviour

Below is a link to a booklet that provides advice and support if your child is displaying sensory challenges e.g. fussy eating, unsettled sleep, dislike of certain fabrics, bumps into things a lot etc.



  • Advice from NSPCC about keeping children safe in sport.

Revised Parents in Sport leaflet


  • Internet Safety

Above is a link to a new online guide launched by NSPCC and O2. The guide gives information about apps that children may be using and helps adults understand online life as children know it and to keep them safe. It’s really helpful for checking if an app is ‘safe’ or not.

It was made to help give adults the confidence to have regular and informed conversations about what their children are doing online.



  • Norovirus information

Find out more about norovirus at






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