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How to Communicate Effectively with Emotional Teenagers

How to Communicate Effectively with Emotional Teenagers

Teenagers: hormones are raging, peer pressure is rife, thoughts are running riot and no-one, absolutely no-one, could ever understand how hard their life is! 

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Combat Bullying – Teaching Your Child How to be Assertive

Combat Bullying – Teaching Your Child How to be Assertive

Being assertive can be incredibly difficult, no matter how old you are. For kids in particular, it can be even harder to practise assertive behaviour in front of more confident or outspoken children, especially bullies. 

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The Signs That Your Child May Have Autism: Recognition and Support

The Signs That Your Child May Have Autism: Recognition and Support

As parents, we’re often on the lookout for any signs that our children might be experiencing physical or mental struggles. When it comes to autism, it can be tricky to spot any early warning signs.

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Are you looking for an appointment?

Are you looking for an appointment?

A quick view of our availability in Brisbane

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Holiday Group Programs

Holiday Group Programs

Holiday group bookings are now available. Call Emily on 3262 6009. Find our list of programs here.

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Understanding children's thoughts and feelings

Understanding children's thoughts and feelings

Expressing thoughts and feelings is important for increasing resilience. Helping children to express themselves well goes a long way to developing healthy and successful children, teens and adults.

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2022 QLD Covid clinic visit requirements

2022 QLD Covid clinic visit requirements

Please read our QLD clinic requirements. State Government has advised of new processes to be implemented by the 17th of December in all Allied Health clinics.

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How to use a First-Then board

How to use a First-Then board

Does your child use First-Then boards at school? This is how to make and use one at home. Your therapist may also use them and will be happy to help you put together some ideas for home.

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Psychologists working with teens

Psychologists working with teens

What does a psychologist do? This video discusses the different roles that psychologists take when working with teens. See some great tips for parents on talking to your teen about visiting a psychologist or counsellor.

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Waiting to see a Speech Pathologist?

Waiting to see a Speech Pathologist?

Our lovely speechie, Deb has given us some tips on how to model and assist your child's speech or grammar while you wait to see a therapist.

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NDIS Core, Capital and Capacity Building Supports

NDIS Core, Capital and Capacity Building Supports

The NDIS can be confusing. When it comes to understanding your plan and the associated funding please talk to your ECEI Coordinator or LAC Coordinator. The terms used by the Scheme is specific, and there are certainly quite a lot, which can be somewhat overwhelming. However, to understand a little about the funding avenues and the terms used read this summary.

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What does a Speech Language Pathologist do?

What does a Speech Language Pathologist do?

This is a helpful video if you are wondering what a Speech Language Pathologist does. The therapists at All About Kids work creatively with children who experience a range of difficulites.

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OT working with daily living skills

OT working with daily living skills

This short clip gives an insight into how a therapist works with a children with motor and development delay.

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What does an Occupational Therapist do?

What does an Occupational Therapist do?

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Challenging Teens

Challenging Teens

If you are looking for some tips on where to start with your challenging teen? Here are some suggestions to get you started.

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Bilingual?

Bilingual?

Have you been wondering whether your language delayed child should only speak one language? Has a professional suggested you only speak English with your child? Are you worried that you child won't learn English if you speak your own language with them? 

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What do I need for Telehealth?

What do I need for Telehealth?

Are you unsure about telehealth with your therapist? Here are some simple tips for getting it right. Here at All About Kids we have been getting a crash course in delivering great therapy online. We have been researching, listening, practicing and developing all of the techniques, tools and confidence to deliver counselling and therapy to our clients of all ages. 

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Using Zoom Health

Using Zoom Health

We have put together a HOW TO GUIDE to get you started on Zoom. Talk to your therapist about how they are making telehealth work for you.

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Let's talk about fidget toys

Let's talk about fidget toys

If your child uses Fidgets at school, this is a great clip to help them understand how to use them in the classroom. Your teacher might like to show this clip to the class. For more tips and understanding of Fidgets, ask your Occupational Therapist.

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The Hanen Program

The Hanen Program

TALKABILITY - HANEN PARENT PROGRAM If you have a preschool/ primary school aged child with delayed social communication or ASD you may find this a great program. You will learn skills and strategies to assist you in supporting your child's progress. Caitlin, a certified Hanen therapist, is offering this program on Saturday afternoons/ Wednesday evenings.

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