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 activity which is undertaken with the...

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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 have impacted on...

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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 classes there is a child with...

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Attention & Listening Skills

Attention & Listening Skills

Developing Attention and Listening Skills  Almost all of us have been in a situation where we are spoken to but are not really hearing what the speaker is saying. It is not until the speaker checks with us do we realise that we were not paying attention. Therefore,...

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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 new way of...

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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 family would agree that getting anything done,...

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