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Books, books, books – always a great gift idea!

Books can offer so much to our little ones; as well as some quality time together with parents/ carers. I had the pleasure of contributing to an article published in The Daily Telegraph last month; which offers some great information about the wonderful important benefits of books… check out the link …

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Build the blocks for learning to spell, read and write.

  Wondering how you can help prepare your preschooler to learn how to read, spell and write? Ensuring your child has good speech and language skills is important. Also of critical importance is laying down some foundations for learning literacy at school. So – be inspired and get ready to have …

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My child CHOOSES not to speak!

My daughter is happy to talk at home, but NOT at many OTHER PLACES or with MANY OTHER PEOPLE! Going back a couple of years, my two year old was a very confident, outgoing little girl; who loved singing, dancing and storytelling. From a parent point of view; I had …

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Thumb sucking Sucks!

“I can’t get my child to stop!”  so many exasperated parents proclaim. As a Speech Pathologist my work entails looking at the physical features of  the mouth, inside and out; and a super common feature i observe when it comes to children’s teeth is an over jet of the teeth, where …

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What’s the best age to start Speech Pathology intervention?

This is often a question parents ask themselves and to me, when they call to enquire as to whether it is appropriate for their child to have a Speech Pathology assessment. Often parents wonder if their child is too young. The answer is, it depends on the concern! So for a …

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Teaching your child another language… Ciao!

This is one of my favourite topics to talk and write about! It may be the case that you are in a family dynamic that already speaks a language other than English at home; or you have children learning another language at their primary school. Toddlers and preschoolers can also …

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