The Importance of Play in Learning

The Importance of Play in Learning

The Importance of Play in Learning The Importance of Play in Learning Play is the primary occupation of children – that is, play is what fills up most of a child’s time, particularly during early development. Play can be defined as any physical or mental leisure...
Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene Sleep Hygiene As the weather gets warmer and the light stays for longer in the evenings, many children will be struggling to fall asleep. It may be that this has always been an issue for your child, or that the reduced structure of routines as of late...
Life as a young person with Dyspraxia

Life as a young person with Dyspraxia

Life as a young person with Dyspraxia Life as a young person with Dyspraxia Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as Dyspraxia, is a condition which affects around 5% of school children; that’s around one in twenty. It’s therefore likely that in most...
Teletherapy

Teletherapy

Teletherapy Over the past few months as the Covid-19 pandemic has unfolded, many children and young people who receive support from specialists have been unable to attend their regular appointments, and referrals may have slowed down as specialists learnt to manage a...
Exploring Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

Exploring Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

Exploring Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Throughout my career thus far, the term PDA or Pathological Demand Avoidance has crept up on a variety of occasions. More recently I have been working with a young boy and his family who has this diagnosis. I’m sure his...

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