Prosody Blog

Articles and conversations dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people in need of support, protection and care

December 11, 2019

T’was the weeks before Christmas

This blog was written by Noel MacNamara, Executive Manager of Research and Policy at The Australian Childhood Foundation. ‘Tis the season to be dysregulated Fa la la la la, la la la la! Christmas is a very special time of the year for so many of us. Despite our heartfelt desire to provide fun and …

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December 11, 2014

The Neurobiology of Christmas – 10 things Parents and Carers can do to help a traumatised child cope with this holiday season

The holiday period around Christmas is a time of celebration and joy for most families.  However for many children who have experienced abuse and neglect and are living in alternative care, it can be a stressful and sad time sometimes evoking memories of past. This entry provides ideas for how to be a support.

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