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Free activity – Positions with penguins

Positional terms such as in, on, under, next to, in front and behind are very important for children to learn, as these words and concepts are often found in instructions used at home and even more in educational settings. Some positional terms are learnt earlier than others but generally by the time a preschooler reaches 5 years of age, they … Continue reading Free activity – Positions with penguins

5 signs you’ve found a great speech pathologist…

For most of us the internet is just another part of our daily life. Sure it’s not all sunshine and rainbows but generally speaking it’s a quick and easy way to find information and reach out to others for their opinions and recommendations. Amongst the “child friendly accommodation” and “quick and easy meals” discussions, I … Continue reading 5 signs you’ve found a great speech pathologist…

Children risk being misdiagnosed in order to receive school funding support

In Australia, children who may require extra support at school only receive additional government funding if they fall into a recognised disability category. Consequently, parents of children with speech/language difficulties, dyslexia, auditory processing disorders, dyspraxia and other non specified developmental disorders, often report finding it very difficult to gain support for their child, as children with lower … Continue reading Children risk being misdiagnosed in order to receive school funding support

Encourage your child’s vocabulary with this FREE game

Did you know that vocabulary development has been shown to have a significant impact on children’s comprehension skills, reading achievement and writing skills? Whilst some people may think that once a child starts talking the job is basically done, in actual fact there is still a very long way to go! Having a rich vocabulary … Continue reading Encourage your child’s vocabulary with this FREE game