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Beginning questions

A previous post looked at different types of questions children learn to answer, moving from concrete to abstract. This post looks at the simplest level of questions which begin to develop in toddlers.  Most children ar… Go to full post


What is Dyspraxia?

Children with speech or coordination problems are sometimes said to have “dyspraxia” but what does this mean and what can help? Dyspraxia is defined as as “an impairment or immaturity of the organization of movem… Go to full post


Self esteem

How do I develop good self esteem in my child with learning difficulties? Working with children with communication or learning based difficulties often means that parents, therapists, teachers and support staff are worki… Go to full post


What is a paediatrician?

A key role of the paediatrician is to acknowledge and respond to developmental and behavioural concerns as early as possible. This involves a partnership with parents and starts with an assessment of a child’s general … Go to full post


All about questions

Sometimes parents are concerned that their child has difficulty answering questions. One moment they seem to answer a question well, the next moment they give an incorrect answer or do not answer at all.This is because n… Go to full post


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