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Sesame Street and Autism

autism awareness

One of the happiest moments for me this week, was news that the awesome people at Sesame street, had introduced a new Muppet named Julia.

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In The Deep End – Learning to swim

boys swimming

My eldest who is now 6, had done swimming lessons from mid last year, to the beginning of this year. He loved it. Followed instruction pretty well. But couldn't focus or hold on to wait his turn as the instructor taught the other 2 children in his group.

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Should we diagnose? Considerations for Parents

autism diagnosis

Often as an paediatric occupational therapist, I get clients coming to me seeking clarification about their child’s state of development. This may include answering a few questions, doing a formal assessment, and writing up a report. Or, it may be contributing to their journey to seek out a formal diagnosis of some sort.

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Autism Diagnosis – An Honest Look

autism diagnosis

Having a child diagnosed with Autism can be one of the hardest things a parent can go through with their child.

To hear that your child is not normal, and needs multiple therapies can open a world of confusion, overwhelment and guilt. For the life and child you had imagined is far out of reach. Or at least that's how it seems.

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