Telehealth

Telehealth

Telehealth is the delivery of health-related services and information via telecommunications technologies, for example Skype, or FaceTime. Telehealth could be as simple as two health practitioners discussing a case over the phone or as sophisticated as doing robotic...
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

I have recently had a few children come into the clinic who wish to start or are using some form of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Augmentative communication refers to adding or enhancing the communication already used (e.g. using gestures, eye...
Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline

Have you noticed a difference in your child’s mood, or are people noticing that your child doesn’t seem themselves? You are not alone. Statistics from the Department of Health from 2000 showed that 14% of young people have mental health issues. It is anticipated that...
Social Thinking

Social Thinking

  In August, several of our team members attended a professional development conference on Social Thinking and social skill development with Michelle Garcia Winner. It was an incredible two days, jam-packed with information, strategies and resources. We are very...
Protecting your Voice

Protecting your Voice

  What does it mean to lose your voice? There are a wide range of terms used, from being “hoarse” (dysphonia) to completely having no voice (aphonia). Sometimes it happens after a bad flu/cold, sometimes you just shouted a bit too loud at the TV for your favourite...