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Category: Speech Therapy

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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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

The Social Play: All You Need to Know

Welcome back to Headstart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! In today’s blog post, we are going to explore how a child’s level of play changes over time, as well as how adults can support...

2 months ago by 3 minutes

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Speech Therapy

From Social Communication Challenges to The Good Doctor

Thank you for joining me again to discuss this week’s topic: Shaun Murphy’s social skills! If you have watched the drama series, The Good Doctor, I am sure you know who I am talking about. Yes...

2 months ago by 2 minutes

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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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Speech Therapy

5 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to their Preschoolers

Welcome back HeadStart Beyond Therapy readers! Communication is hard for every one – for adults, kids, and sometimes even for pets. And for most parents, especially parents who have children wit...

3 months ago by 3 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Well done, dear parents! Stories of Parents’ Efforts on Building Communication

Hello everyone! It’s nice you dropped by once again and warm welcome to the new readers of HeadStart for Life’s Beyond Therapy!  We’ve been delighted to share stories and suggestions about our ...

4 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Talking with Your Eyes

Welcome back to Beyond Therapy, HeadStart For Life’s blog! This week, we will be discussing joint attention, or how we learn to talk with our eyes, and why it is a topic that is important enough to...

4 months ago by 2 minutes

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4 months ago by 1 second

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Speech Therapy

Promoting Language through Conversation: Asking the right questions

“In life, it is more important to ask the right questions than to find the right answers.” Welcome back to Headstart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! An important mentor in my life share...

6 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Talking in Circles: Difficulties with Word Finding

Welcome back Headstart readers! We are all familiar with the “tip-of-the-tongue” phenomenon: it’s that frustrating feeling you get when you’re in the middle of a conversation ...

7 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

5 Useful Strategies to Help Anxious Children

Hello! Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Chinese New Year has been celebrated, adults gone back to work and children back to school. Times flies and we just entered into...

8 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Role of Language in Interaction

Hi there! Welcome back to Beyond Therapy! The blog for HeadStart for Life! Language contributes a lot to a child’s ability to engage comfortably and confidently in various social settings (school, h...

8 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

7 Effective Ways to Encourage Your Child to Talk

Welcome back to HeadStart for Life: Beyond Therapy blog! As a speech therapist, one of our main responsibilities is to support and encourage all parents to be their child’s “best speech therapist...

9 months ago by 4 minutes

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Speech Therapy

The Invisibility of Pre-Linguistic Skills

Hi everyone, and welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! Happy New Year! And thank you for joining us for our first post of 2019! In my previous post, I discussed pre-linguistic s...

10 months ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Fostering Narrative Development Through Play

Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! In my previous post, we talked about the different types of stories that children tell, and a variety of strategies we can use to help th...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Helping Your Child Develop Joint Attention

Hello everyone! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Imagine this… 14-month-old George looks out the window, points to a bird, then looks back at his mother to see if...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Actions Do Speak as Loud as Words

I’m glad to welcome you back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Similar to the posts of my colleagues, I wish to share stories and insights that may help you and your child. I would be ...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

When Your Child is More Than a Picky Eater

Hola! Welcome back Headstart readers! In my previous blog we talked about the different ways to manage problematic behaviours of our children during feeding. In case you missed it, you can find the li...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Fun Educational App to facilitate Language Development

Hi everyone! Welcome back to Beyond Therapy – HeadStart for Life’s blog! We hope that our blog posts have been informative in helping you understand your child’s development. In our ...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

The Building Blocks of Language: Understanding Pre-linguistic Skills

Hi everyone! Thanks for joining us for another Headstart for Life blog post. Today we’re going to be looking at some of the skills children need to prepare them for communication. We tend to think o...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

A Look Into Your Child’s Storytelling Skills

We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling. – Jimmy Neil Smith Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s Blog, B...

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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Speech Therapy

5 Communication Means To Try With Your Kids and Possible Breakdowns

It’s my pleasure to share another HeadStart post! Hopefully, you’ll learn and enjoy as you read along. Communication is the exchange of thoughts, ideas and messages across individuals. People part...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

7 Ways to Manage “Problematic” Behaviours during Mealtimes

Welcome back readers! At Headstart for Life, we believe in a holistic approach to paediatric intervention. In our previous posts, we’ve talked about play, executive functioning, social skills, ...

1 year ago by 4 minutes

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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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