Op Shopping

Op Shopping

Where do we find our resources? Here is a question I often get asked during my sessions: Where can we get that? Now my honest answer is usually out of our amazing resource room we have fully stocked up at Mornington, which is full of toys and activities collected over...
Toy of the Term – Sticker Books

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...
More Than Words Training

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...
Get Prepped for Prep

Get Prepped for Prep

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.  – Dr. Seuss Starting school is a big milestone – for parents and children. It’s a big step up from Kinder and we want it to go smoothly for everyone.  After...
The Importance of Visuals

The Importance of Visuals

“I can’t remember because you took away the pictures” These words were spoken by a 6 year old boy with high functioning Autism. I was doing a formal assessment of his language skills. We had come to the Sentence Recall task where he had only to repeat back what I had...