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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...

What is stuttering? Stuttering (also known as stammering) is a speech disorder in which the smooth rhythm and flow of speech is disrupted by sounds or words being repeated, stretched out or becoming stuck. It affects, children, adolescents and adults but usually starts in early childhood,...

When it comes to a child’s development I find most parents spring into action once a “concern” has been raised, no matter how slight it may be. From that minute they are onto it. They do their research, get referrals, make the phone calls and...

We are big Lego fans at my house. It's school holidays at the moment and my two have been busy playing with their lego everyday. I love it. Not only is their imagination in full flight but playing with and manipulating the blocks is great...

April is Autism Awareness Month so there’s no better time to reflect on and remember the words of Temple Grandin, “Different, not less”. Here are 5 powerful videos that do an amazing job of reminding us that acceptance means valuing people for who they are and...