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Therapy Tip – and it’s food!

Therapy Tip – and it’s food!

Therapy tip Now I know not everyone is keen on using food as part of a reward system in therapy.  This one passes our criteria and that of the parents who attend the clinic. Drumroll! It's a popcorn maker and bag of Popping corn.  Set up your activity and targets. ...

In the clinic this week…

In the clinic this week…

I only work clinically two days a week these days.  Running my private practice takes the rest of my time.  What I love about those two days is the contact with my kids and the work we get done.  This week was a particularly fun week, so I thought I would share what...

How to share an imagination

How to share an imagination

I am a sucker for the middle aisle of Aldi.  They had unicycles last month – doesn’t everyone know someone who needs a unicycle?  Anyway … I didn’t buy a unicycle, but I did buy another load of books. They are hard to go past; great titles, great prices.  A couple of...

Brain and Body in the Group

Brain and Body in the Group

I love the phrases Body in the Group and Brain in the group. They are perfect phrases to prompt what is expected when hanging out with friends or working on a group project. They are easy to deliver and give kids the cue to make a change.  You can see...

Thinking with your Eyes – YouTube videos

Thinking with your Eyes – YouTube videos

In my primary social skills groups, we are working on Social Thinking.  Social Thinking is what we do when we share space with others.  We use the situation, think about the people we are with, figure out their emotions and their plans.  This helps us...

Flexible Thinking and Youtube

Flexible Thinking and Youtube

In my primary social skills groups, we are working on Social Thinking.  Social Thinking is what we do when we share space with others.  We use the situation, think about the people we are with, figure out their emotions and their plans.  This helps us...

Kmart Love

Kmart Love

I love a shop at Kmart.  I always come out with something, sometimes more than I planned!.  Check out my blog on this from last May. (It must be a May thing!)  I still use all of my finds in my clinic and have recently refreshed my supplies  On...

Fun in my Therapy room – Melissa & Doug and Lego

Fun in my Therapy room – Melissa & Doug and Lego

Melissa and Doug sticker books We have had fun in my therapy room this week we have been loving Melissa and Doug Sticker Books.  I have been a long time lover of Melissa and Doug toys and materials.  Last year I wrote about their reusable sticker books.  I...