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My child is having trouble with their SPEECH! My child is having trouble with their LANGUAGE! These 2 sentences may appear to mean the same thing, but to a speech pathologist, they are worlds apart. So how do I describe what I am noticing? What is a language disorder? Is when a child is having […]Read more Speech Disorder Vs. Language Disorder
Ever wondered what a typical day is like for our Psychologists at Real Therapy Solutions? Well our Provisional Psychologist, Zac Chadwick has decided to give some insight (with added humour) into a typical day for him. ENJOYRead more A day in the life of a Psychologist at Real Therapy Solutions
Sometimes we can have difficulty keeping our attention focused. But did you know that our attention is actually resource limited? That’s why it can be hard to do two things at once, like driving and talking. Attention being focused away from goals can sometimes be so disruptive, we enter what is called a ‘ruminative […]Read more REGULATING ATTENTION
With the World Health Organisation adding Gaming Disorder into the International Classification of Diseases Edition 11 the gaming world has gone into chaos, and frustration. Rest assured this does not mean that if you love gaming you will now be diagnosed with a mental illness. However the concern over how much some people sit at […]Read more Children and Gaming
What is vocabulary and why is it important? Vocabulary refers to the words your child is able to understand as well as the words they use in sentences. It is important your child has an age appropriate vocabulary across their entire childhood. From early childhood, your child is using their vocabulary to communicate with you […]Read more How to support your child’s Vocabulary Development
‘School readiness’ measures a child’s development in knowledge, skills and behaviours that collaboratively enable children to participate effectively and succeed in the school environment. Often parents believe that school readiness refers to their child’s ability to perform in academic skill areas such as reading, writing and basic maths. However, this is not the case! […]Read more What are school readiness skills?
There may be occasions when someone in your care demonstrates behaviours that can be difficult to manage. Sometimes you can determine the cause of the behaviours and can then work to change conditions so that the behaviours cease or at least reduce! However, there may be times when you feel that you need some professional […]Read more BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT – WHAT YOU CAN DO IF YOUR ON A WAITLIST FOR HELP