In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare welcomes back Gill Connell one final time, to talk about children’s learning of language through interaction and experience. LISTEN IN Links for this episode: Moving Smart website: www.movingsmart.co.nz A moving child is a learning child Move, play, and learn with smart steps Episode 119: Moving Smart with Gill Connell Episode 120: The Kinetic Scale …
In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare speaks to Gill Connell from Moving Smart, all about the connection between movement and learning. Gill is an educator and child development authority who has a wealth of information to share. You’ll love this one! LISTEN IN Links for the episode: Moving Smart website: www.movingsmart.co.nz A moving child is a learning child …
What is the field of behavioural optometry all about? How is reflex development, nutrition and vision connected to learning? These are some of the many questions I ask James in this chat, an optometrist who has an incredibly holistic approach to helping children reach their full potential. Links for this episode: Sleeman Optometry Website Clare’s Website Clare’s Facebook Page How …
This year I had the absolute pleasure of taking part in The Wellness Summit-not as an attendee but as a podcaster.
Sight is what we can see. This is often one of the first areas of investigation if a child is falling behind academically.
Learning how to tell the time is a much bigger achievement than most of us give children credit for.
Academic intervention is the standard ‘cure’ when a child is struggling to keep up with formal learning.
What’s sensory integration got to do with it? (learning that is). My answer is simple…everything!
Dominance is a developmental milestone that emerges, usually around age three, to streamline communication between the brain and body.
At this time of year, many of us start to ponder whether our child will be ready to start school when the time comes.
If a child is not moving upright, they aren’t yet ready to do so.
Language development is integral to leading a full life, yet it is an area that many children struggle. Hear about the three areas of language development, receptive, expressive and articulation. And then learn why traditional remediation may not be the best first move. Links mentioned in this episode: www.movetolearn.com.au www.rhythmicmovement.org Music by BenSound.com LISTEN IN
Proprioception is the stimulation of the muscles, joints and ligaments of the body.
Letter, word and number reversals are extremely common in the early years of school, as any teacher will tell you.
Motion sickness is a sign that the vestibular system is underdeveloped.
What are the ingredients for a successful start to school? If you’re a parent of a child beginning school next year, no doubt this is a question at the forefront of your mind.
Auditory Processing. What is it? How can you support children who may have it?
The midline wall is best described as an imaginary, invisible line down the centre of the body.
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