The grieving father of a pupil who hanged himself in school toilets has told how his daughter was the first person to discover his body. Bradley John, 14, took his own life two weeks ago after he missed lessons at St John Lloyd Roman Catholic School in Llanelli, South Wales. His younger sister Danielle went to look for him in the toilet block at the school where he would often hide, after hearing that he did not turn up to his classes. When she entered the bathroom, the 12-year-old could hear Bradley's phone ringing on the other side of the door as his friends attempted to call him but no other sound. Heartbroken Byron John told ITV's This Morning that his daughter then alerted two members of staff who unlocked the door from the outside. Mr John, 53, claims his son had been missing for an hour and 10 minutes before before the alarm was raised. He said: "Danielle knew straight away where he’d be because that was where he’d go. "The worst thing about it was she heard his … [Read more...] about ‘Bullied’ boy’s sister found him dead in school toilet after hearing ring tone
Hyperactivity disorder in children
The grieving father of a bullied pupil who hanged himself in school toilets is calling for the headteacher's resignation. Heartbroken Byron John claims his son Bradley, 14, would still be alive if the school had acted to stop the bullies. Mr John, 53, will hand in a formal letter of complaint to the school tomorrow demanding head Ashley Howells resigns. Bradley's sister found him dead in the toilet block at St John Lloyd Roman Catholic School in Llanelli, South Wales. Mr John claims his son had been missing for an hour and 10 minutes before before the alarm was raised. He also claims teachers refused to break down the door of the cubicle where the troubled teenager was found. Farmer Mr John said: "I'm very unhappy at the way the school has handled things both before Bradley died, on the day it happened and since. "There was a systematic failure of any workable anti-bullying policy. "There was a failure to follow up our concerns and those of the healthcare professionals helping my son. … [Read more...] about ‘Bullied’ schoolboy ‘found hanged in toilets by his sister’ says grieving dad
It’s normal for children to get distracted, forget their homework, get fidgety, or tune out from time to time. But how do you know when inattention and hyperactivity is a sign that something more is going on?Attention Defecit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioural disorder in children, yet plenty of us are still in the dark about what it really is.About 5% of children worldwide are diagnosed with ADHD, and if left untreated, the disorder can cause significant mental health problems, issues with work or education, and unnecessary distress and loneliness.ADHD is something lots of parents worry about, but plenty of successful people with the disorder have gone on to achieve great things – but early diagnosis, say experts, is key to managing it.What is ADHD?ADHD is a behavioural disorder characterised by a group of symptoms: inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.Signs of the disorder tend to be noticed at an early age – usually between … [Read more...] about What is ADHD and how can you spot the signs in your child?
UP to five per cent of school-aged children may be battling with symptoms of ADHD, according to the NHS. The common disorder, which is often diagnosed in childhood, often sparks symptoms of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. What is ADHD? The ADHD Foundation reveals that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common childhood conditions. While symptoms are typically noticed during childhood, they can continue through into adult life. The charity explains that ADHD can be diagnosed in three different categories. These are predominantly inattentive type, predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type and combined inattention and hyperactive impulsive type. What are the symptoms of ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be categorised into two types of behavioural problems – inattentiveness and hyperactivity. While most people show symptoms of both of these manners, this isn’t always the case. The NHS reveals that the symptoms … [Read more...] about What is ADHD, what are the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults and children and is there a test for it?
0 Comments Singing sensation Kaylee (11) on song as she prepares to thrill audiences in TV talent show Little Big Shots BelfastTelegraph.co.uk An 11-year-old singer from Co Down is set to wow audiences tomorrow evening when she appears on the new ITV talent show, Little Big Shots. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/news/singing-sensation-kaylee-11-on-song-as-she-prepares-to-thrill-audiences-in-tv-talent-show-little-big-shots-36921676.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36922473.ece/e6125/AUTOCROP/h342/Kaylee9.jpg Email An 11-year-old singer from Co Down is set to wow audiences tomorrow evening when she appears on the new ITV talent show, Little Big Shots. Kaylee Rogers, who is autistic and has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), will make her debut appearance on our screens during the programme hosted by actress and comedian, Dawn French. The Killard House Year 8 pupil was a massive hit earlier this year when she performed on the … [Read more...] about Singing sensation Kaylee (11) on song as she prepares to thrill audiences in TV talent show Little Big Shots