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Why kids need play!

Play is a vital part of learning and developing as a child.  Parents who understand the importance of play, offer their child quality, age appropriate play experiences and take time to play with their child are helping their child to learn valuable langua Go to full post

Raising Confident Kids

One of the most important things we can do as a parent is raise our children to be confident. With confidence they are better equipped to deal with the challenges that life brings. We all want our kids to be confident and motivated to do their best. How c... Go to full post

Learn while you wait

At Talking Matters we are passionate about parents making the most of teachable moments to help children learn. For children who visit us regularly whether for therapy or because they are waiting for a sibling, time spent in the waiting room is full of op Go to full post

Superpowers at home

Parents are the most important people in kids lives. Parents and therapists work together to help kids learn and develop which can make a real difference to kids lives. An hour or so of therapy alone can make some difference but when therapists and parent Go to full post

Caring for Mum

Being a mum is a tough job, but it is even tougher when one or more of your children have special needs. It is hard for mums to take then time out to care for themselves when their child's needs seem so important but if you look after yourself you will ha Go to full post

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