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Why do services cost what they do?

Sometimes people wonder why speech pathology, occupational therapy and other allied health services cost as much as they do.  The hourly rates cover many costs in providing the service beyond just wages which we will ex… Go to full post


Pretend play

Children have an in-built need to play which begins when they are babies. Play is vital for developing language, thinking, motor skills and social skills. As children grow and develop the type of play they enjoy changes … Go to full post


Second part in our serices of school holiday activities

Last week we posted our first part in our series of school holiday activities.  We trust that you and your families have had fun experimenting with these activities.  Here is the next list of activities for you to try … Go to full post


School holiday ideas for children

At Talking Matters we believe learning to communicate should be enjoyable for children and their families.   In the next two blogs we’ve included lots of ideas on how these activities can be used to develop children… Go to full post


Visual perception skills

The evaluation of visual perception determines whether the child is able to correctly interpret and react to sensory information that is perceived through their eyes (what s/he sees). Correct visual processing forms an i… Go to full post


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