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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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

Talking About Group Therapy

Here at Small TALK we love being able to offer an array of group therapy programs. Group therapy can play a significant part in a

Autism Inspirations

April is Autism Awareness Month Instead of educating the community about the challenges of people on the autism spectrum we wanted to shed some light

AAC Myths: Busted

In the world of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) there are lots of myths about its limitations and barriers. Here we’ll look at 7 of

Shedding Light on Speech Pathologists

For many families, having concerns about your child’s talking can be the start of a journey to enhance your child’s communication skills with the help

ISAAC 2018 – what you need to know

ISAAC 2018 – top take homes and resources from the conference Our therapist, Bec Shelton, was lucky enough to attend the International Society for Augmentative

We love books!

At Small TALK, we love books and we love reading! Did you know – Reading to your child for 15 minutes each day will provide

For the Love of Literacy

This months blog is a mixed bag on all things literacy. We talk about early literacy skills, reading and writing disabilities, and why it is

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