Red Flags That Your Child May Have Autism

Communication Skills These children: Do not generally share observation or experiences with peers or family members. Have little to no eye contact. May have limited to no speech. They may often repeat words / phrases, and this is referred to as echolalia. Tend not to...

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What Can Cause an Articulation Disorder?

Causes of Articulation Disorders There are many reasons why a child may have an articulation disorder. Some of these reasons are: The child may have had intermittent hearing loss issues when they were little. They may for instance have had an extended period of time...

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Developing Social Skills in Children with Autism

Children with autism (ASD) often have difficulty socializing with people in general. This can have a significant impact on these children being able to make friends at school and be accepted by their peers. There is substantial evidence to suggest that social skills...

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Social Skill Groups for Children with Autism (ASD)

Perth Speech Therapy holds Social Skills Group every Saturday. The sessions are for an hour AGE GROUP: 3  to 12 years  (The children are grouped by age so that they learn to mix with peers). WHERE: 89 North Lake Rd, Myaree FEE: $70.00 The group...

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About Dyslexia

Some children find it difficult to ‘tune in’ to the alphabet sounds in the early years of schooling and then are soon left behind. We now know that children who have difficulty grasping the Phonological Skills in kindergarten are at a greater risk of falling behind in...

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What Books Are Suitable For My Child Who Has Dyslexia?

At Perth Speech Therapy we know the importance of providing children with the correct decodable reader. The books children read should be matched to their phonic knowledge, not be given books that are a challenge otherwise they will become despondent, lack confidence...

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Developing Language in Toddlers

3 Natural Environments to Help Develop a Toddler's Language. Children will learn language naturally and easily when the words an adult use are used in context and when the child is actually carrying out the action. 1. The PlaygroundThe language that can be provided in...

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How Can I help My Child to Read?

Parents need to be aware that many schools still give ‘whole language’ readers to children in pre-Primary to Year 2. Children with dyslexia cannot read the contents of these books as the readers are not at their phonic knowledge. They have words in them that CANNOT be...

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Language Development

Speech Sounds


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