Screen Time For Children

Screen time for children Deb Hopper article Great Health Guide July 2018

  Screen Time for Children By Deb Hopper This article was published in the Great Health Guide digital magazine – Screen time for children…  It’s one of those tricky topics to deal with from day to day. There are such mixed messages in the media about how much screen time is appropriate, healthy or even

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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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Behavioural Difficulties in the Classroom – A Child ‘Caged’ at School

Today’s national papers in Australia share the story of a child allegedly “caged’ in school in two separate incidences, one in Canberra and one in Newcastle. Working with children with a variety of diagnoses including autism spectrum, ADHD, schizophrenia, anxiety and other developmental difficulties can be extremely challenging for teaching staff as well as

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