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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Learning With Games At Home

Learning with Games at Home Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: Children naturally love to play games. Play is the ‘occupation’ of children and is how they learn the best. Even though this comes naturally for children, in the past few years TV and other screens (tablet/phone games)

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Improving Fine Motor Skills

Improving Fine Motor Skills Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION: Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make the biggest difference and sometimes the little things in life can be the most difficult. Many children struggle with fine motor skills, or

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Help Your Child Excel In Class

 “The Best of 2016” – A Special Edition  Help Your Child Excel and Learn In Class Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION Deb is honoured to be included in this Special Edition of the “Best Of 2016” articles in the Great Health Guide

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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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