Let’s work together to get through Stage 4

Let’s work together to get through Stage 4

You could almost hear the collective sigh of caregivers from around Victoria yesterday afternoon with the announcement that students are likely to continue remote learning for the rest of Term 3. We know for many juggling home life, work, and facilitating remote...
Is Tele Practice for you?

Is Tele Practice for you?

It has been a crazy couple of weeks, with the changes implemented because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forcing us to review every part of our lives.  We’ve changed the way we shop, the way our kids go to school and even how we greet each other. The world of...
Breathe…

Breathe…

Breathe Deep. Breathe Evenly. Breathe Often. As you are all more than aware, we are currently facing a period of unprecedented events. The hard reality of the situation is that we do not know what the next 24hrs, week, month, or year ahead will look like. As adults,...
Business as usual with some precautions

Business as usual with some precautions

Like you, we have been bombarded by the news of Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as observing panic buying at the local supermarkets. This is unsettling for all of us and we know you will be wondering about how this might affect your Speech and OT sessions. Our first...
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...