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Category: Therapeutic Play

Therapeutic Play

Creating Consistency in the Playroom and at Home

Hi there! Welcome back to Beyond Therapy! The blog by HeadStart for Life! Play Therapy is an expressive creative intervention that aims to assist children with emotional, behavioral or social difficul...

2 weeks ago by 1 minute

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Therapeutic Play

Sand in the Playroom – Therapeutic Play

Welcome back to Beyond Therapy! The blog for HeadStart for Life! The Play Therapy method uses a variety of tools to allow children to express themselves; Sandplay is one of these tools. In this blog, ...

5 months ago by 1 minute

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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...

6 months 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...

8 months 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...

11 months 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...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Let’s Talk About Group Play Therapy

Hi there! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Play Therapy is usually done individually but today we wanted to discuss Group Play Therapy. What is Group Play Therapy? The Grou...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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

How to Prevent Your Child from Falling Sick

“Good morning, Audrey is sick today and won’t be coming to school today *sigh* ” – parent “Oh dear! Thats the 3rd time this term. Hope she gets well soon and you take car...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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

What We Know About Behavioural Disorders Among Children

A behaviour of a child or an adult can be influenced by the context of the environment they are placed in. Problem behaviours can be a consequence of being faced with a challenging or unpleasant envir...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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

Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs

Parents of today have high expectations and dreams of what they want for their children’s future. They want the best for their children and would enrol them in preschool programmes and enrichment cl...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Therapeutic Play

What is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a psychotherapy method that uses playing as a tool to resolve children’s difficulties. The play therapist tool kit combines therapeutic tools like art, music, movement, sand play an...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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

Beyond Therapy! Launch of HeadStart for Life Blog!

Hello there! Did you know that on this very day 140 years ago on 7 March in 1876, Alexandra Graham Bell patented the telephone? Fast forward to the present, the way we communicate has certainly come ...

2 years ago by 1 minute

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