What is Stuttering?

What is Stuttering?

In the first few years of children’s lives, their brains are processing thousands of new words and sounds. This can often cause children to have a stutter. For many children, the stutter disappears on its own, but for others, this is not always the case. This is where...
Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills

Why is fine motor skill development important? Little hands need to develop control and strength over the years. We, as parents or caregivers, can help this process by encouraging children to play, explore and interact with all sorts of items used in daily life.  Over...
Music and Speech Therapy

Music and Speech Therapy

Music is the foundation of communication. From birth, singing nursery rhymes naturally support early language and social development, as there is a lot of repetition and imitation encouragement.  Music utilises elements of tempo, rhythm, melody, harmony, and texture...
Shopping List Game

Shopping List Game

The Shopping List Game: A clinic favourite! We love the Shopping List Game! Made by Orchard Toys. The aim of the Shopping List game is to fill your shopping trolley first with the items on your list. This game is fantastic because it can be modified depending on your...
Voice and Identity

Voice and Identity

Voice and Identity You can determine many things from a person’s voice. You can determine age and origin, you can hear emotions, intentions and attitudes. However, the most obvious thing that the voice reveals is one’s gender. The World Health Organisation (2017) as...
Tips for Picky Eaters – The 3 E’s

Tips for Picky Eaters – The 3 E’s

Many parents worry about what their child is eating or not eating. Here are three tips and tricks to prevent mealtime battles. The first E is to expose. Expose means provide opportunities for your kids to get used to unfamiliar foods, this is a great way for your kids...