In our latest video on our YouTube Channel, our Speech Pathologist Emma shows you how to build your childs language skills.
Telehealth (or online therapy) is not a new way of doing therapy. For many years, MouthWorks has provided consultation and support by:
Researchers have shown that online therapy can be:
Telehealth is different to normal therapy. It relies on you working with your child, and the therapist working with you as your coach. Sometimes direct therapy with the child can happen as well, depending on your child’s ability to engage in the process. An example of online therapy success –
9 year old girl with Autism This week, this lovely family transitioned to online therapy during self-isolation. Mum was a bit nervous about how the first session would go, as her daughter could not talk and did not have a very long attention span. The first part of the session involved Mum discussing her daughter’s difficulties and development with the therapist, whilst her daughter played with her favourite toy in the background. Whilst they were talking, the therapist discovered that she shared a passion for LEGO with the little girl. Mum found some LEGO, and the therapist started to build her own LEGO construction on the other end of the video connection. To start with, the girl had trouble looking at the screen. But when the therapist invited her to build by accidentally breaking the LEGO creation, she was drawn into the play and started to copy the therapist’s actions. The therapist was able to shape this into a fantastic game to help the little one understand complex directions. Mum was thrilled with the result!
I feel like emotional regulation is a pretty popular term these days. But what exactly is it?Well if we google the word regulation, you’ll find a bunch of hits for legislation, which implies control. Which makes me think I’m not entirely sure how I feel about the term “emotional regulation”. After all, our emotions serve […]
|Mon - Wed||8am - 6pm|
|Thur & Fri||8am - 5pm|