Would you like tips to help your child thrive in life? Are you sitting on a waitlist for speech therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, or another allied health service and would like some more information to help your child while you wait? Would you like to hear from paediatric allied health therapists about their tips and tricks to help children? Then this is the podcast for you! Bringing new interviews each fortnight to cover topics across speech therapy, occupational therapy, the NDIS, and healthcare across Australia.
Speech Sound Development in Children
On this episode I chat with Speech Pathologist, Shae, about speech sound development (articulation) in children. We cover topics of what speech sounds are, some examples of speech sound errors, when a child should see a Speech Pathologist for their speech sounds, and what parents can do at home to help children develop good articulation skills.
Social Groups, Wellbeing, and Self-Care in Primary School
On this episode I chat with Alice who is a Key Worker Educator here at My Word Health. Alice has a real passion for helping children with their social-emotional wellbeing and she shares lots of her tips and tricks with us in this episode.
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Child’s Therapy Sessions
On this episode I chat with paediatric physiotherapist Kelly Nicholson about how you can get the most from your child's therapy sessions. We discuss what a typical therapy session might look like, what information your therapist might like to know, and how you can maximise the time you have with your therapist so you know what to work on at home.
Kelly talks about some useful resources in this episode.
You can find more about Kelly here: https://www.kellykidspot.com.au
You can find more about the F-Words in Child Disability here: https://canchild.ca/en/research-in-practice/f-words-in-childhood-disability#:~:text=Rosenbaum%20and%20Dr.,Fun%2C%20Friends%2C%20and%20Future
Feeding Development In Children Part 2
On this episode I chat with Speech Pathologist Jacqui about feeding development in children. We answer questions around what you can do to promote safe feeding skills with your child. This is Part 2 of 2 episodes we have around feeding development.
Feeding Development in Children Part 1
On this episode I chat with Speech Pathologist Jacqui about feeding development in children. We answer questions around the stages of feeding development and some considerations for safe feeding skills. This is Part 1 of 2 episodes we have around feeding development.
Language Development In Bilingual Children
This week I chat to soon-to-be Speech Pathologist Sarah about her Honours research project she has completed at university. Sarah shares all about bilingual children and how they learn language. She also gives an insight into the differences between monolingual and bilingual children and how to assess their language skills.
That was so interesting Maegen and Rachel to hear your innovative ideas on helping parents access rural health. Sending this link to one of my parents now!