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Explore how to improve communication skills for a Gestalt Language Processor

Let’s break it down into steps to make these complicated words easier to understand. Once you have a deeper understanding, you will then be able to support your child or young person develop their communication skills in the best way as a Gestalt Language Processor. Remember not every child will be a Gestalt Language Processor; if your child uses echolalia…

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Four Ways to Progress your Child’s Language and Build Confidence

Watching your child’s confidence grow as their language develops is something you dream of. You feel helpless, you watch your child repeat language over and over and this concerns you. You know you should be supporting their communication development, but you feel stuck. You’ve reached the point where you don’t know where to turn to for support. Accessing the knowledge…

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Transforming Mealtimes

Transforming Mealtimes Below are two reviews I got from grateful clients over the past 4-6 weeks; this blog is more about how Feeding Therapy can help you than blowing my own trumpet…. though that said, it is always so nice and gratifying to hear when parents are happy and hopeful about their little one’s feeding journey. Feeding Therapy is a…

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Toy Rotation – A Good Idea?

Here is a very commonquestion/request that I get from most parentsI see: ‘Help! My childhas lots of toys!In fact we have so many toys we couldopen a shop but , alas, he/shedoesn’t play with anything for longer than a minute, even less than that! What can I do?’ My short answer to this is always: consider tidying most of the…

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Attention Autism Therapy

“Attention Autism” is an amazing Early Years Intervention designed by Gina Davies based on her many years of working with children on the autism spectrum.
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Correcting A Lisp

This is a surprisingly common speech error and it can be corrected really well in my experience. I have helped lots of children of all ages learn how to control their tongue movements and produce clear, sharp /s/ sounds and good /sh/ sounds. There are some factors which need to be considered before we can dive into therapy proper and…

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Book Corner: Poke-A-Dot! Old Macdonald’s Farm

Introducing the Poke-A-Dot Series of books by and available on and many bookstores – I love this book and it is one of the most used books on my book shelf. Since I bought this one some years ago several others have been published including Two other Nursery rhymes: Wheel-on-the-bus and 10 little monkeys. Different topics: Ocean animals,…

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