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Gestalt Language Processing Stages

Gestalt Language Processing You’ve heard the term, maybe seen it online…but what does it mean? Gestalt language processing means that a child learns language in

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Telehealth Speech Therapy for Children

What is Telehealth? Telehealth means that a health service is provided using telecommunication technology (e.g. computer, tablet, phone). At Small TALK Speech Therapy, our Speech

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My child has Literacy Difficulties

Does your child struggle with reading? Are they understanding written language? Does your child have trouble with writing and spelling? Do you feel your neurodivergent

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My child is Neurodivergent

Neurodiverse Affirming Practise Our team of speech pathologist’s are passionate about learning from the neurodivergent voices in the community. We do this regularly by engaging

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My toddler isn’t talking yet

Is your toddler crying, pointing and grunting to get what he wants? Does your toddler use less than 50 words? Does your toddler have trouble

My child uses AAC

Small Talk are well known for our skills and expertise in supporting children using AAC to build their communication skills and relationships. Our speech pathologists

My child has trouble listening

“It’s like it goes in one ear and out the other”. “My child has trouble remembering and following instructions”. “My child just doesn’t ‘get’ the

My child is difficult to understand

My child has trouble pronouncing sounds in words. My child says “t” for “k”. My child has a lisp. My child has trouble with “l”

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Social Communication-How can we help?

Our last blog Social Communication- What does it mean? talked about development of social communication skills and what you can do if you are concerned

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Social Communication-What does it mean?

Social communication is the broad term that describes how we use communication (both verbal and non-verbal) in social situations. In its most basic sense it

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Stay at Home Activities

Families all over the world are adjusting to life in isolation during the COVID Pandemic. With many parents now working from home there is a

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Finding your way with emotions

What are they? Emotions are our body’s natural response to thoughts and feelings. Different emotions can be identified by changes to a person’s facial expression,

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Summer Time Fun

Summer is well and truly in full swing! Now that the crazy Christmas period is over it’s time for some summer fun! Summer time is

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Teach Your Child Valuable Verbs

Does your child have trouble using the right verb tense? Verbs are complicated creatures! I’ve recently observed my 3 year old mixing up verb tense

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5 Tips for Timers

We love using timers at small TALK to help keep kids (and ourselves) on track. There are many benefits for using timers with your kids

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Let’s Speak Speech

As a Speech Pathology Clinic, we see lots of children with speech errors, or who have trouble making sounds. In this blog, we’ll clear the

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