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Separation Anxiety – a guideline for parents

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By Ashley Jay Separation Anxiety in Children Separation anxiety is a universal developmental occurrence. From about the age of 7 months through to preschool years almost all children experience anxiety when they are separated from their parents or others with whom they share close relationships with. In fact a marked lack of separation anxiety at these ages may suggest other ... Read More »

Occupational Therapy – Fashionable or Essential?

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By Romy Kruger It seems that occupational therapy (OT) referrals are on the rise. In some preschool classrooms you may find that more¬†children are going for OT than not. Are teachers and parents just overly paranoid about child development, is it a money making scam or is it all really necessary? To really understand the answer to this it is ... Read More »

Does your child have a concentration difficulty?

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By Claudette Jordan Determining if a child does indeed have a concentration difficulty can be a long and complex process, however a crucial one in determining the most efficient and effective intervention and support plan for each individual child. Some kids start to show difficulties with concentration as early as 4-5 years of age, some later in Grades 1 or ... Read More »