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Autism and mental health - what parents need to know

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If you’re a parent of an autistic child, it’s helpful to be aware of the impact autism can have on mental well-being.

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Are you listening?

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Wednesday 05 July 2017 / Speech and Communication, Parenting Tips, Baby, Preschool Age, Toddler
Active listening

Listening is vital for knowing what someone else is saying and also so you can take turns in a conversation.

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Conversations with children about difficult subjects

Thursday 29 June 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication, Safety
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As recent terror attacks and natural disasters dominate the news agenda, how do we provide answers to our children?

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Speech sound development: what to expect and when

Wednesday 17 May 2017 / Speech and Communication
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When your little one starts to talk, you may notice that they aren’t always easy to understand.

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What’s in a question?

Wednesday 26 April 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication
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Used in the right way, questions can really help your child's language development. Interested in find out more?

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