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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Introversion or Social Deficit: Where to draw the line?

In my journey of seeing children for social skills intervention, I have come to meet wonderful parents who has genuine concern with their children. And more often, they would have comments and descrip

5 months 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

9 months ago by 1 minute

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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

10 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

What do we know about Executive Functioning?

Hey there readers! Great to see you back at HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! This time we are going to talk about Executive Functioning. Have you ever gone on a road trip without a map

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training

Understanding Self- regulation: Why can’t my child seem to control himself?

More than once, I have heard parents give this kind of feedback about their child’s behaviours, “He knows he should not do that, but still, he will do it again and again,”. This is an example wh

3 years ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

5 Traditional Games We Should Definitely Bring Back

The rise of technology over the last few years has changed the way our children learn immensely. Most children nowadays know how to use basic mobile devices and tablets with a flick of their finger. I

4 years ago by 3 minutes

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Are electronic toys better than traditional toys?

Hi there! Welcome back to this on going series of Myths vs Facts! Play is very important for children as it is linked to many aspects of a child’s development. These include cognition, language,

4 years ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training

5 Inventive Ideas to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills

Hi and Welcome back! In my previous post, I discussed the reasons of teaching children social skills. To re-cap, social skills are not a simple task for them to learn intuitively, it has a close rel

4 years ago by 3 minutes

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