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Category Archives: Teenager

5 ways that Occupational therapy can support children’s social skills

5 ways that occupational therapy can support children’s social skills "An occupational therapist teaches kids to tie their shoe laces and hold a pencil properly, right? Well… we suppose that can be true…. but children’s occupational therapists who specialise in supporting kids’ social, emotional and functional skills can play a much bigger part in children’s learning and...
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Understanding Shyness………….

"Does your child peek between his fingers to look at people he doesn’t know (or even people he does know)? Does she turn away from attention or hide from people? Are you afraid that your child was just “born shy?” Shyness is a feeling that everyone experiences at one time or another. Some children seem to...
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Keeping them safe online……

1".Building a child’s digital resilience will keep them safer than blocking or filtering The best way of ensuring that children stay safe and make the right decisions online is through confident parenting. Allowing your child to self-regulate by encouraging their online interests, discussing boundaries and being available for support if they need it is far more effective...
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