Benefits of pretend/imaginary play

…imagination and creativity: Builds a child’s ability for flexibility and then creativity. How to think for themselves. Helps children understand another point of view. 2. Supports social and emotional development:…

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Stuttering

…in how they react to the disfluencies in their speech. Some appear to be minimally concerned. Others-especially those who have encountered unfavourable reactions from listeners-may develop emotional responses to stuttering…

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Podiatry

…(another growing pain), this presents as a result of the disturbance during a period of a rapid growth spurt. The growth plate in this disease or condition is an injury…

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Other Services

…worse during or after activity or exercise. Just like in Sever’s Disease (another growing pain), this presents as a result of the disturbance during a period of a rapid growth…

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Severs disease

What is it? Severs disease or calcaneal apophysitis causes heel pain usually in growing children between age nine and fourteen. It occurs as a result of disturbance during the final…

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Joint Attention

…your child has difficulty sharing emotional states with another person When your child finds it difficult to use direction of gaze or pointing to direct the attention of others to…

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Why we’re here

…social and emotional needs. With a myriad of evidence-based treatments at their disposal, from suit therapy through to the Enliten Harness, Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Eye-gaze technologies, Therapies For…

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Sensory Integration

…into objects, appearing clumsy and difficulty coordinating movements. Has difficulty regulating their own behavioural and emotional responses; increased tantrums, emotionally reactive, need for control, impulsive behaviours. Our experienced occupational therapists…

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School Readiness

School Readiness What is it ?   School readiness refers to the fine and gross motor, language and communication, self help and emotional competence, cognitive (pre-literacy and numeracy) and play…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

…with parents and carers. Our Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists use their knowledge of children’s play, sensorimotor, cognitive, language and social-emotional development to identify the nature of the child’s difficulties…

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