What Is Sensory Processing Disorder?

In some toddlers, or even older children, parents may notice an unusual dislike to noise or light, or a clumsy attitude or distressful reaction during basic self-care tasks like tying their shoe laces or brushing teeth. However, it can be more disturbing in situations where their children start exhibiting extreme behaviors. These might include unusual

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Overwhelmed: A Child’s Safe Space

Overwhelmed: A Child’s Safe Space Written by Deb Hopper Published in   Navigating through the day as a child can be an exhilarating, yet daunting process. There is the fun and joy of play, friends and family. There is also the challenge of meeting new people, the social challenges of interaction with play, the environmental

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Tips For Travelling With Children

Tips For Travelling With Children

Travelling with Children Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION: School holidays are the perfect time to jump in the car and visit family and friends that we haven’t seen for a long time. Often this means a long car and/or plane trip.

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Fireworks Survival Guide

New Year’s Eve starts with a bang and it should. The fireworks fascinates almost everybody. The light, colour and sound adds to their brilliance. It’s definitely intense, complex, unexpected with fast pace movement, and that is why it’s alerting and exciting for us. But for many children, the fireworks can be scary, overwhelming or even

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Transition from School to Holidays

Transition from School to Holidays – Written by Deb Hopper Published in  Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION The end of the school year brings much excitement for children and families. The anticipation of Christmas, holidays, going away and seeing family and friends can be very exciting. As well

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