Covid-19: The clinic is now open and following government recommendations around hygiene and social distancing.

School readiness – Learning to Read and Write

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School Readiness Starting school is a very exciting time for children. There are so many wonderful things to learn and new friends to make. There are so many great school readiness activities that you can do before your child starts school. Many parents are keen to prepare their children for reading and writing. OneOnOne Children’s Therapy has made a booklet to develop your child’s school readiness. The NSW Foundation Font is used in the booklet. This is a free resource for everyone. Please remember that all children develop differently. Your child does not need to do the things in this…

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Keeping a holiday routine makes a difference

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The school holidays are just around the corner. While your children are probably very excited to sleep in and not have to do homework, keeping them in a regular holiday routine is important. Our Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists stress the value of maintaining holiday routines for all of our families in our Bondi Junction clinic. Routines are an important part of keeping your children on the right learning path. Routines allow children to stay calm. Children are more complaint when they know what is expected. The return to school is easier when a holiday routine has been maintained. Keep…

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Dramatic play improves social skills in young children

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Dramatic play is a lot of fun but it is more than just child’s play. At our Bondi Junction clinic, we believe that it is a vital component of children’s general development. It is a critical part of social skills development but what most people don’t realise is that it is one of the highest levels of pretend play. You can learn more about Dramatic play . For now, let’s look at how it improves these areas of development: Communication development Dramatic play generally involves a lot of verbal communication. However, it also involves an abundance of non-verbal communication as well. Children…

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