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HSC Special Provisions
If your child is in year 11 or 12 this year, chances are you may have heard the words “Special Provisions” floating around. But what does this mean for your child? Is it something you should be applying for? Who should you talk to for more information?
In July this year, I travelled to the STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder to complete an Advanced Intensive Mentorship for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder.
How Occupational Therapy Helps Children’s Executive Functioning
Think about an executive of a company: They have to plan out how resources of the company will be used, decide what the priorities are and in what direction to take them, and make decisions on what to do when there is conflicting information. All of these skills are established through what we call our Executive Functioning
Setting Up Your Home for a Child with ADHD
The Australian Department of Health estimates that about 355,000 children in Australia have ADHD. Families with ADHD understand how impactful a child’s environment can be to their development and ability to cope with their disorder.
Defining Behavioural Optometry involves understanding VISION and how it is different from EYESIGHT.
Traditional optometry is more involved with EYESIGHT whilst Behavioural Optometry is more interested in VISION. All patients will benefit from the more holistic approach, but it is especially suited to those with eye motor control problems, lazy eyes, developmental delays, neurological damage or learning delays.
Massage with ADHD – Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Massage!
Generally we live in a chronically stressed world. As parents of children with ADHD, or indeed as adults with ADHD, we suffer more stress than the next person. Find out how massage can help you and your ADHD child.
13 Rebounding Health Benefits
Rebounding is simply jumping on a mini trampoline. You can reap some amazing health benefits whether you perform complete jumps, where your feet rise a few inches above the surface or gently bounce without your feet leaving the trampoline at all.
Is ADHD Genetic?
Many people believe ADHD is genetic. Often when a child is diagnosed with ADHD, a parent or parents will realize they also have similar symptoms. There often seems to be someone else in the family with symptoms, if not an official diagnosis. So is there a gene responsible?