8-19 years

About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

The ADHD Specialist Nursing Service answer your FAQs on ADHD

Attention and Listening

Speech and Language Therapy helps your child with attention and listening difficulties

Bedtime and Daytime Wetting

The Healthy Family Service give advice for if your child is having wetting accidents

Children’s Continence Service

The children’s continence service supports children from the ages of 4-19 years of age. This covers children with day time wetting, night time wetting and constipations issues.

Constipation and Soiling

The Healthy Family Service give help and advice about both treating and preventing constipation in your child

Coordination and Movement

Your child may have difficulties with their coordination and movement if you notice they struggle with riding a tricycle, kicking a football or skipping, for example

Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD)

Developmental coordination disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia, is a condition affecting development of motor skills and coordination

Eating and Drinking Difficulties

Speech and language therapy can help your child if they have eating and drinking difficulties

Family Innovation Fund (FIF) Early Help Services

Essex County Council’s Children and Families Team provides grants from its Family Innovation Fund (FIF).

Joint Hypermobility

Physiotherapy can help children who have joints that move beyond the normal range expected