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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Too safe for their own good.
London : National Childrens Bureau, 2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (iv, 82 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 A Responsible Approach Towards Risk; Actual threats to children's safety; Very anxious adults; A change in the atmosphere?; Risks and benefits; 2 Learning about Safety up to Middle Childhood; Under ones; Toddlers and young twos; Three to five years of age; Five to eight years of age; Children with disabilities or chronic illness; 3 Dealing with Incidents and Accidents; Concern over what might happen; When something nearly happens; When something happens; Alternatives to bans; The problem-solving approach; Emotional support following serious incidents.|
This is a very welcome second edition of a book that has been enormously popular since it was first published over 10 years ago. The theme of the book - the importance of helping young children to