Top talking tip!

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Does your child sometimes miss or swap a sound in a word so it is unclear?  Try not to correct your child. Instead, repeat back what they have said but model the sound clearly.  So if your child says ‘it’s a tar!’ you can say ‘yes, it’s a car!’  That way your child knows you …

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Fun Therapy is Effective Therapy

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Children are often much more aware of their difficulties than we might assume. We have spoken to adults who have gone through therapies as a child and they let us Therapists know that they were always on to us. They know when we’re ‘testing’ them and when we’re trying to gently push them to achieve …

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A Problem Shared is a Problem Halved

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In 1994 I went to Sri Lanka for a year to work as an English Teacher, and Mahendra was a student in one of my classes; he was 11 and I was 18. His family were lovely and they took us (me and other teachers) under their wing while we were there. Fast forward 16 …

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Craziness

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There’s no where in the world that the word ‘craziness’ is more apt than here in HCMC, Vietnam ??. It is a completely crazy yet wonderful place, and we as the Owl Centre therapists are very lucky to provide training here on a regular basis. Are you sitting comfortably and I’ll tell you how it …