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  • Reading Activities and Games for all Ages

    Want to make learning to read and write even more adventurous? There are many learning games and activities that will not only help your child or teen to become more successful in school, but will also be fun to play. Most of these activities can easily be created at home. Please note that many of the activities that follow can apply to different ability levels with just a few changes.

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  • Writing for Dyslexic Wellbeing

    Writing helps me take care of myself, practically and emotionally. In this blog post, I’d like to tell you about 3 things I write and how they help me. I share good practice with other dyslexic adults by writing blog posts, magazine articles and tips guides. I find helping my peers exhilarating, confidence-boosting and emotionally healing. The guidance I write also lets me identify and harness things I can do to self-manage my own dyslexia.

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  • Interesting How the UK is Helping Youth with Communication Disorders

    Ryan Griffiths is struggling. He has to "make reparation", because the police have said so – he damaged a car – but he does not know what it means. "I'm on my last chance," says Griffiths (not his real name), 17, from Bolton, to his speech and language therapist, Ian Warriner. "The next time something happens, it won't be good."

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  • I Never Thought I’d Say This, But THIS Screen Time is a Great Idea

    Samsung Australia has teamed up with aged care provider Uniting to provide a bucket list program for aged care homes across NSW and the ACT, to encourage residents to fulfil their dreams.

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  • How You Talk to Your Child Changes their Brain

    Most parents know that talking to their child helps them develop. But a new study has revealed that it’s how you talk to your child that really matters for their brain growth. Rather than just spewing complex words at them, or showing flashcards in the hope of enriching their vocabulary, the key is to engage them in “conversational turns” – in other words, a good old chat.

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  • Not Everyone Parents the Same Way

    Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

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  • A Dementia Friendly Bank

    A South Australian bank has been working to support people living with dementia to remain financially independent for as long as possible. BankSA teamed up with Dementia Australia to make banking safer, easier and more accessible for people with dementia and become the first bank in the state to be recognised as dementia friendly.

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  • Activity Helps Students

    For various reasons, children in many countries are increasingly sedentary and childhood obesity is a growing concern.

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  • Preventing Learned Helplessness in Students with Learning Disorders

    By the time I was twelve, I believed that no matter how hard I tried in math I would fail. My grade 6 teacher was the catalyst to this negative, fixed mindset. She had tried to help me three times to understand fractions and in failing to do so she asked, “Why are you so stupid?” It was from that moment, my negative self-concept regarding math started to form. I can’t completely blame my grade 6 teacher; math was hard for me. I have dyscalculia. I failed grade 8, grade 9 and grade 10 math and had to take summer school for those three years. But, the negative self-concept played a massive role in this failure.

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  • Tongue Tie in Babies

    A tongue-tie is when the piece of skin under the baby’s tongue (called the frenulum) is tight, or shorter than normal. It is also called Ankyloglossia (pronounced ankle-o-gloss-ia).

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