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Resources

Our therapists have a wealth of knowledge and experience which we are excited to share with you!

These resources aim to support you in your research of developmental concerns or potential therapy needs and to help you feel confident to try some evidence-based strategies and recommendations at home.  

Fussy Eating

Do you describe your child as a fussy or picky eater?

Wondering how to support your child to eat all those important vitamins, minerals, carbs, proteins, super foods, pro-biotics, fish oils (etc etc etc) that you hear they should to maintain their health, growth and energy (and if you even need to worry)?

Jo provides a great overview of Fussy Eating vs. Problem Eating, a great summary of two evidence-based approaches and who to get in touch with if you have concerns. 

Video length: 10mins

Resources and further information:

Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders info sheet - by Dr Kay Toomey, SOS feeding approach.

Pre-writing skills for pre-school aged children (0-5 yrs)

Are you concerned about your child's pencil grip and drawing skills? If your child is a reluctant drawer, or if you are wondering if your child's potato head people are normal - then we hope this quick tip video gives you some ideas about what we expect for their age, and what you can do if you feel they are getting a little stuck.

Emma talks through the developmental sequences of holding a pencil and drawing shapes and shares her tips and tricks to support reluctant drawers.

Video length: 13mins

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Developmental sequence of a pencil grasp

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Emotional Regulation for children under 7

Are you concerned about your child's ability to manage and express their emotions? Feeling like your child goes from 0 to 100 faster than an F1 race car? (Feeling overwhelmed and stressed just trying to manage your own emotional reaction to their emotional outburst? - you don't need to worry, we've all been there!)

Jo discusses some key approaches you can implement straight away and has provided links to places where you can learn more.

Video length: 10mins

Some of our Favourite Book Recommendations:

Click the cover to watch on YouTube

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More of our favourite book recommendations can be found on Emma's Insta account MindfulKids_BookNook​

Click here for the full list of emotion regulation resources, references and recommendations.

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More resources to come!

Keep an eye on this page! We'll be uploading more Quick Tips and resources in the coming months.

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