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National charity offers advice on how to help Dartford children live a happier life

PUBLISHED: 18:00 09 June 2014

Jon Shoesmith, Family Services Manager at bibic.

Jon Shoesmith, Family Services Manager at bibic.

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Parents and care professionals are being offered free advice on how to help children live a happier and more fulfilled life.

The children’s charity bibic is offering people in Dartford the chance to book its experts for a free talk about how it can help children aged from six months to 18-years-old.

Jon Shoesmith, Family Services Manager at bibic, explained: “We work with children to address difficulties affecting their behaviour, social, physical, communication and learning abilities.

“Even if a family is not sure of what the issues may be, bibic therapists can address concerns and provide practical solutions, working closely with each family to create a therapy programme, which empowers them with the skills and strategies to support their child.

“Our therapy helps children with developmental difficulties, which include conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and brain injury, and their families, to design coping strategies to make things easier at home and at school.

“We visit groups to talk to them about the therapy service we offer. Whether you’re a group of professionals, parents, both or just interested in what we do, let us know and we’ll see if we can come out and see you. We deliver free general talks about bibic therapy, or specific paid for training days on particular subjects, and can adapt what we’ve got to what you need.”

For more information call bibic on 01458 253344, visit bibic.org.uk or follow the charity on Twitter at twitter.com/bibic_charity.

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