Episode 108: The girl who doesn’t speak

In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare shares openly about her six year old’s struggle with Selective Mustim, an anxiety disorder that restricts her ability to speak in the classroom. You’ll hear: When it was first identified What progress has looked like in the years since The recent explosion of speech Interventions that have supported her to find …

What’s Visual Processing?

Sight is what we can see. This is often one of the first areas of investigation if a child is falling behind academically.

He’ll Grow Out of It

Despite every reassurance offered, you still have this heavy feeling that something’s not quite right in regards to your child’s development.

Selective Mutism

This week on the blog, I’m interviewing Susannah Bryant, a fellow Mum who has an abundance to share about Selective Mutism.

The Limitations of a Label

If you have a child whose development is different from the ‘norm’, it is easy to get wrapped up in the quest for a label.

Healing Anxiety

I see a lot of young clients who are existing day to day with high levels of anxiety. Many adults fall into this category too.

And What About Autism?

Researchers have found that children who do not have this reflex established by 9 to 12 months of age are more likely to receive a diagnosis of ASD

Primitive Reflexes 101

Primitive reflexes are the involuntary wriggly movements that a newborn baby makes in response to specific stimulation.