This article will provide the most recent research findings and practical updates on young children’s aggressive behaviour. It addresses normal development and signs of aggression, early detection and effective strategies to manage aggressive behaviours. The goals for professionals working in partnership with parents are to:
differentiate normal behavioural development from aggressive behaviour problems
identify triggers for a child’s aggressive behaviour
offer practical management strategies for aggressive behaviour
know when and where to refer families
Travelling with children is also discussed in this publication. Whilst some of the information may not be new, it is important to be able to highlight pertinent information and support parents, so travel with their child is safe and enjoyable. The article covers in the car, on public transport, motion sickness and planning for travel.