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May 18, 2017

Auditory Memory

Many children have good memories for events, which may have happened, or people they met along time a go but may have difficulties in remembering the details of what they have heard or seen moments before.
June 16, 2017

Narrative Skills

Why Narrative skills? As Speech Pathologists we are interested in all skills related to communication! Stories include the ability to use and understand language.
June 24, 2017

Social Language

Social communication skills include initiating and maintaining conversations, requesting and providing information. We make judgements about what different people are thinking and feeling and modifying communication for different people and places.
June 30, 2017

Speech Sounds

When should my child say the sounds?! Children are not expected to master all phonemes (or sounds) as soon as they begin talking. All children have some errors as their speech develops.
June 30, 2017

Literacy Concerns

We know that early literacy skills positively relate to later learning skills and acquiring pre-literacy knowledge.
June 30, 2017

Language Goals

Our aim is to provide functional goals, this means for Little Ones through to Young People.
July 2, 2017

Literacy Goals

Early –preliteracy book skills are essential in building awareness as language skills start to develop.
July 9, 2017

What are Life Skill goals?

As a Speech Language Pathologist our vision is to see students equipped in their own learning to better prepare for school life and beyond.
July 12, 2017

Life Skill Programs

Students also develop the self-understanding about why, where, when and how to use these strategies in their academic work.
February 2, 2018

Homework Collective – Afterschool homework + skills

Homework Collective is an initiative to get homework out of the nag and drag and into a positive and productive space!  What if you child was […]
February 22, 2018

Step up to Writing & Responding {18th-20th April}

School Holiday Collective ~ Step up to Writing & Responding {18th-20th April} How does your young person approach writing planning  ? Do you have a reluctant […]
February 22, 2018

Parent Evening Collective {22nd March}

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April 5, 2018

Some secrets to our writing workshop

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April 9, 2018

High School sessions – what do they involve?

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May 28, 2018

Teddy Bears’ Picnic @ Sydney Therapy & Co.

Come and join us for a picnic ! Teddy Bear Picnics are a great way to meet new friends and to have fun with your best […]
August 22, 2018

Evening Collective {13th September }

Evening Collective {Parents + Educators}  ~  Strengthening Communication Skills for Children and Young People  Does your child experience frustration with expressing thoughts or sharing stories? Is […]
September 13, 2018

Reading tips at home for your primary school child

Having trouble getting your child engaged in reading? This is not uncommon. But it is something to tackle as early as possible. Why? Because reading is […]
November 9, 2018

School Readiness Collective: A parent & educator evening {15th November}

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January 30, 2019

Homework Collective – Afterschool homework + skills

Homework Collective is an initiative to get homework out of the nag and drag and into a positive and productive space! What would it look like […]
April 4, 2019

The Literacy Journey {what you need to know-A teacher’s perspective }

Helping your child in the classroom & how to work with the classroom teacher PARENT COLLECTIVE | THE LITERACY JOURNEY Champion you child’s writing + how […]
July 22, 2019
Executive Functioning

Just what is Executive Functioning and what does it mean to your child?

Executive functioning might sound complicated and something you might find in a multi-million-dollar corporation but we’re here to set the record straight. What is Executive Functioning? […]
August 16, 2019
Chores

Chores for Children – The ‘ins and outs’ of educating your children on key life skills!

Here at the Sydney Therapy Co, not only are we professionals who work with children and families every day, we are also parents. The thought of […]
May 11, 2020

Developing skills for homework – it’s our thing!

3 key skills developed in Homework Collective Our Homework Collective is an initiative for your child to get stuck into their homework, without a fuss or […]
May 12, 2020

Links Between Academic Skills and Executive Functions – part 1 – Writing

How does Executive Functioning play a role in writing? When you mention writing- does it make your child freeze up, avoid or delay? How would it […]