Our Insights

Why does your child interrupt when you are speaking?

Does your child have difficulty waiting to speak when you are having a conversation
with a friend or on the phone?

Does your child find it difficult to read fluently?

Many children, say that when they are reading a comprehension piece, the words jump about on the page. Others say that the words stay still but they have to read them 4 or 5 times before they can understand what they have read

Fussy or plain eaters? Are mealtimes difficult in your home?

Does your child refuse the dinner that you have made for the rest of the family and sit on their seat as if they are on the starting blocks of the 100m sprint…Ready to run as soon as they get the chance?

Handwriting

Have you ever wondered why some children just seem to be able to pick up a pencil
and write when others never seem to master the art?

Why does my child constantly sharpen their pencil in school?

Have you ever wondered why your child comes home every day with all their pencils sharpened down to a small stub?  During parent teacher interviews does the teacher comment that your child is constantly asking to go to the toilet, walking around the classroom etc.  Watch this video of Susan explaining what may be happening…

Why can’t my child follow instructions?

Do you find that when you give your child an instruction they ignore you and you have
to end up shouting before they actually do the task?

Why do some children find it so hard to sit still?

This is a common problem and one that is largely misunderstood. Susan explains in this video why they are not just misbehaving,

Why do some children find it so hard to get to sleep at night?

Imagine if your brain was running too fast and you couldn’t switch it off – this is why you child may be struggling to get to sleep!

Why does my child get their spellings wrong when writing a sentence when it was correct on the Friday test?

Have you ever wondered why some children just seem to be able to pick up a pencil
and write when others never seem to master the art?

Low Muscle Tone

The impact that low muscle tone can have on your child can effect many different areas, tired walking, speech difficulties, reading and so on.

Avoids Playing Sport

The reason your child dislikes sport is more complex than you maybe think.

Sensory Issues

Some children can’t wear socks, some can’t stand wearing jeans. Some children can’t stand the feeling of cotton wool, or wet sponges – sensory issues could be behind this.

High Frequency Words

Why can children say words like garage, house, but struggle with the High Frequency Words like at, but and so on.

Meltdowns

Meltdowns are upsetting and exhausting for everyone in the family – when we understand why they happen, they are easier to handle.

Why Balance Board?

In this video, Susan explains the Belgau Balance Board helps us to develop our vestibular, or balance, system.

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