|Posted on 10 August, 2020 at 4:20||comments (3982)|
Dr. Gottman identified four “types” of parents in his research that reflect stereotypes we often learn ourselves, or from our peers, as children:
The Dismissing Parent disengages, ridicules or curbs all negative emotions, feels uncertainty and fears feeling out of control, uses distraction techniques, feels that emotions are toxic or unhealthy, uses the passage of time as a cure-all replacement for problem solving.
Effects: Children learn that there is som...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 23 July, 2020 at 0:10||comments (4228)|
Neurodiversity therapy recognises the strentghs of the non neurotypical student or adult. In the words one of these people who posted this on the internet to explain it from the client's point of view we attach this previous post:
They Were Wrong
Well, folks, it’s official. I am a high school graduate! Well, technically I’ve been “graduated” since May, but the school held the actual ceremony this week. Despite the delay,...Read Full Post »
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For the last three years provding therapy over the internet has been shown to be evidencedbased and effective.
To do this you will need a computer or ipad with a camera. We will send you the link and you click on it and we can see each other as if we are in the same room.
Then therapy continues as if normal. Sometimes the therapist comes close to the camera. With younger children parents may need to be there and the therapist will direct them how to work with their child especiall...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 9 February, 2019 at 18:30||comments (2516)|
Occupational therapy (OT) is the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. It is an allied health profession performed by occupational therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. OTs often work with children and adults with mental health problems, disabilities, injuries, or impairments.
We work with children and adults or all ages, especially with autism sp...Read Full Post »
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Follow the links to find the most recent information from Professor Harasty
Where to find a Diagnosis
Importance of Early Diagnosis
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|Posted on 28 June, 2017 at 9:15||comments (2294)|
Setting up the right “feeding environment” is vital when preparing your toddler to eat and drink.
Here are 5 tips on how you can set up the right “feeding environment”:
1. Make sure distractions like the TV and music are turned off. This will ensure your child remains focused on the task at hand- eating and drinking!
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|Posted on 9 May, 2017 at 20:20||comments (1618)|
What is a social communication disorder?
A social communication disorder refers to any difficulty experienced with social communication and interaction.
This comprises of:
1. Non verbal communication skills, such as:
- Body language
|Posted on 15 April, 2017 at 4:10||comments (1058)|
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