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NDIS – Care and Support Planning

The goal of NDIS is to provide you with greater choice and more control over your (and/or your child’s) life. Each participant in the NDIS will have their own individual plan explaining what they want to do in their life, and what support is needed to achieve this....

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Toy of the Term – Sticker Books

Reusable sticker books are endless fun for children 3 and up, with the best part being that they can be used over and over again (and are easy to remove from surfaces!). We love using reusable sticker books in the clinic. They are a great way to target so many areas...

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How can I work on speech sounds at Home?

This blog is part two  - Working on Speech  Part one Your Speech Pathologist will be able to equip you with different strategies and techniques to ensure you and your child have successful practise at home. After all, perfect practise makes perfect! Home practise is...

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Working with Speech Sounds

Do you have a little person in your life that is hard to understand? At Peninsula Speech Pathology Services we have a dedicated and experienced team to help children achieve their articulation goals! What is articulation? Articulation refers to the production of...

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Building your Therapy Team

The Introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims to give individuals and families greater control and choice over who provides their services. There are a number of ways Allied Health professional conduct therapy and support the achievements of...

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Beyond the Clinic

I love it when I get the chance to work beyond the clinic room. This week I had the absolute pleasure of working with a group of Scout and Joey leaders. In my work with young people on the Autism Spectrum, I realised that many of them are involved in Scouting with...

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More Than Words Training

Attending the Hanen ‘More Than Words’ workshop, I had no idea what to expect. It is a workshop designed specifically for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). However, I found the strategies I learnt are applicable to both my children diagnosed with ASD and...

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Let’s Get Prepped for Prep

Are you and your child prepared for Prep? Moving from preschool to primary school is a very exciting time in a child’s life – but it can also be daunting! The language used at school is more demanding and more complex than language used at preschool. This change in...

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Using toys in therapy

You don’t have to look far to find motivating toys to work on speech and language goals. Often the gems are found in your house.  In the clinic I am loving Trash Packs coupled with the Trash Pack truck. Trash Packs are mini squashy pieces of rubber with disgusting...

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It’s not a box

It’s Not a Box!! Want to build your child’s imaginative and pretend play? Then this is the book for you!! Written by Antoinette Portis an American writer who lives in California, and presented in eco-friendly brown cardboard construct, this book is a true delight....

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