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Category: School Readiness Programme

School Readiness Programme

If They Can Do It, Why Can’t I?

Hello, everyone! Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! In my previous blog entry, we discussed bringing math lessons out to the real world. Today, we will be discussing the diff...

1 week ago by 2 minutes

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Want to work better with your child? Read these books.

Hello! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! I hope it has been a good week so far. Today, let’s discuss an important source of information for parents who want to l...

3 weeks ago by 2 minutes

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

Go Green Zone!

When young people don’t know how to control or release what they are feeling in a healthy way, it’s easier for them to make emotion-based decisions. How does a child who lacks socio-emotio...

1 month ago by 1 minute

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School Readiness Programme,Speech Therapy

My Internship at HeadStart for Life

Welcome back, readers! HeadStart for Life was fortunate enough to have Tiffany join us from May through the beginning of August this year as an intern, and she has kindly agreed to share her thoug...

3 months ago by 2 minutes

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School Readiness Programme

Math in the Real World

Hello, everyone! Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! If I were to verbally tell you the directions to a location, you might forget the directions as soon as you begin your jou...

4 months ago by 2 minutes

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The Child Who Doesn’t Like Art

Hello! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy. Art can be a good bonding activity between parent and child. Working together on an artwork facilitates interaction and creates ...

5 months ago by 4 minutes

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Making the Environment Work

There is no behavior apart  from environment.–Robert Sommer Hi friends! We are back again for another blog post here at HeadStart For Life’s Beyond Therapy. Today’s blog article shares ...

6 months ago by 2 minutes

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Are you praising the right way?

Hello! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! “Nice hair, great smile, and good work over there!” This week’s post is all about praising! Praising is a good way...

9 months ago by 2 minutes

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Benefits of a Psycho-educational Assessment

We are so glad to have you back again in HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! This post shares with you all the benefits of a psycho-educational assessment shared during the Dyslexia Aware...

11 months ago by 2 minutes

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Comparative Thinking

Hi friends! I am back with another HeadStart blog related to numeracy skills for our budding mathematicians! Today I will be discussing about the need for comparative thinking skills in early numeracy...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Building Blocks for Writing Skills

Hi! Welcome to Beyond Therapy, HeadStart for Life’s blog to enrich your parenting journey with your little ones. Watching your child grow is one of the most treasured experience in parents’ li...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s Reality: Preparing the child for life

Welcome to HeadStart for Life’s Beyond Therapy Blog! Last 27th April, members of our HeadStart family attended an Early Intervention Conference entitled Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s ...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

Connect With Me

Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s Beyond Therapy blog! As a speech-language therapist, I help children reach their developmental communication milestones. I know if a child makes progress by obse...

1 year ago by 1 minute

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How to know if your child is ready for Primary 1?

Hi there! Welcome back to Headstart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! The 2018 P1 registration exercise is coming up soon. Many parents would have already decided which school they want their chi...

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Meaningful Maths

Hi friends! I am back on Headstart for Life’s blog Beyond Therapy with my first post this year! And I am excited to discuss a new series – Meaningful Maths in the early years! We have num...

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

My Internship at HeadStart for Life

Hi everyone! Happy Chinese New Year from everyone at HeadStart for Life! HeadStart for Life was fortunate to have Cheryl join us as an intern for the past few weeks. This week, she is sharing her thou...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Transforming Indoor Games into Reading Tasks

Dear Readers, HeadStart for Life’s Beyond Therapy blog leads you to understand that a nurturing and literate environment is to create love and genuine interest of young children in reading. My prev...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

Changing voices and lives: My internship at HeadStart for Life

Hi everyone! HeadStart for Life had been fortunate to have an intern, Joe, join us for 2 months in October and November 2017. As it is always interesting to hear from someone who is not already workin...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

Why Changes Are Good for Your Child

Hi there! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! Do you feel we live in a world where structure is a religion and routine is a virtue. Experiences help shape our thinking, pr...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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School Readiness Programme,Speech Therapy

Picture This! – Things You Need to Know About Comprehension and Visualisation

“If I can’t picture it, I can’t understand it” -Albert Einstein Hello! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Have you ever wondered why do some child...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Starter Activities for the Budding Reader

…When a child has the chance to hear one good story after another, day after day, he is being taught to read. – James Hymes   Welcome back to Beyond Therapy, HeadStart for Life’...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Integrating Sensory Procesing Approach and Behaviour Management

At HeadStart, we have seen parents who know if their child has sensory processing difficulty, thus behaviour problems are inevitable. However, not every behaviour problem is a result of sensory proces...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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AT (Assistive Technology) in Art

“What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.” — Steve Jobs I couldn’t agree more with these words...

2 years ago by 1 minute

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School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

How can we help children having anxiety in the classroom?

Welcome back to a brand new year of our HeadStart for Life blog, Beyond Therapy! It’s that time of the year again! Christmas and New Year celebrations behind us and it’s time to embrace t...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Art and Visual Spatial Intelligence

In today’s post, we look at the link between Art and “Visual Spatial thinking”. Visual Spatial thinking “finds meaning in the shape, size, orientation, location, direction or trajectory, of o...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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