The Importance of Play | Ep 6

   .  .    Play is a universal language that unites children. And in Episode 6 of Life Skills 4 Kids, Aimee Cox of Playful Little Learners and I talk about the importance and impact of play in a child’s life. Aimee shares the wonders that child-led play, boredom and playing with open-ended toys can do

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Afternoon Routines | Ep 3

   .  .    In Episode 3 of Life Skills 4 Kids, Lisa Hughes, Founder, Director and one of the Senior Clinicians of Occupation Therapy Helping Children joins me today as we chat about afternoon routines with kids, especially those that are in or just starting school, the anxieties they experience and how to help them

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How to Spot Trichotillomania in the Classroom

  Trichotillomania has always been a secretive thing, leading health professionals to believe for many years that it was extremely rare. But in recent years, researchers have discovered that it’s actually a common problem that affects up to 2% of the population(1). Children and young people are no exception; trichotillomania commonly begins between the ages

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