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Attachment

 Attachment issues develop when children have had breaks from their primary caregiver, abuse, neglect, loss…

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The Book is Mightier than the Tablet

When I look back on my childhood I have such fond memories of being read…

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Communicating Love

How often do you tell your children by words and actions that you love them?…

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Are those ears an appendix?

I think we all grew up with some or other adult asking if our ears…

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Should your Child be Doing Chores?

Children need chores. Age appropriate chores are important for kids! Simple chores make children: Feel…

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Prereading Skills - How do I support my child?

Letter sounds not names – when doing homework or discussing letters remember letters have a…

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Stop the Summer Slide

By Adelle Schwark Speech and Language Therapist We all know that the world has become…

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Helping your child to improve his/her concentration

Life is very difficult for our little ones with concentration difficulties. They are often missing…

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Using Rewards & Punishments

Rewards • Be clear about the requirements to receive a reward. It’s likely that your…

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HELP - My child hates reading!

Do you have to beg your child to read a book? When you see other…

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Change your words, change your mindset

I remember being about 15 and listening to a conversation my mother and father were…

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PLAY - Essential Occupational Occupation of Childhood

Play provides a window through which development can be understood and appreciated. Play is essential…

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A calming toolbox for your child

Create a calming toolbox for your child, which can be carried with you in the…

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Teaching your child to tie his/her shoe laces

When you start teaching your child to tie a knot and later a bow, tie…

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Spelling Strategies

Some children can spell naturally and there are others that need help. English spelling is…

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Navigating Adolescence

Adolescence is known as a challenging time for adolescents and the adults who support them.…

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Weekly Planner ideas for your children

Having a weekly timetable in the kitchen will help your children to understand the sequence…

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10 Things to do with the kids these holidays

Outings not only help to pass the time, they get kids away from their screens,…

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Reading should be fun!

So often in the rush to get reading homework done, it’s easy to forget the…

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All it needs to do is work, work, work, work, work!

A discussion of working memory and how it affects our children. Sometimes when children are…

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“Non-Cook” Alum Playdough Recipe - have some fun!

Have fun with your Primary School or Preschool child by making this “non-cook” playdough together.…

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Vision - Key in assisting learning for children

Vision assessments were carried out in the preschool this week. Vision is a key to…

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Disconnect the Tech!

Staci Jackson, M.A., CCC-SLP Technology is everywhere and it is being used by younger and…

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How to motivate children in ways that count

Show interest in what your child is learning and doing. Talk about the content of…

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The family that reads together

When you read to your child often and combine reading time with play time, your…

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Striving for Accuracy and Precision

Inaccuracy and poor precision can lead to disasters in life and in school. An example…

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Persisting, that is persevering at a task even though the resolution is not immediately apparent

As we enter the month of October with only 9 weeks of the academic year…

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Managing Impulsivity

It relates to the ability to delay gratification, not to take the first reward that…

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Thinking Flexibly

Some students have difficulty in considering alternative points of view or dealing with more than…

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Persistence

Every child will experience times that they’re not interested in finishing a book, either because…

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