When Young People Suffer Social Anxiety

“I don’t want to go to school!”   This is often a young person’s common complaint; however, when your child begins to protest this is possibly a symptom of a bigger problem — social anxiety.  Young people who are experiencing social anxiety often refuse to go to school and complain of physical symptoms shortly before it […]

Establishing Eye Contact with children

Communication is a major pillar of healthy and successful parenting. You can communicate with your child, even before he or she start talking and can successfully perceive your words. You can communicate with your little one just by looking at them and establish positive eye contact. Eye contact is an essential part of communication and ...
What Is Auditory Processing Disorder?

Over the past years, there has been an increase in the awareness of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), especially at schools. Many children have thus been misdiagnosed with APD due to many misconceptions and misinformation. Auditory Processing Disorder is the process in which the brain uses information that the ears have heard (ie: auditory information). Due ...
How to Explain the Everyday to a Child with Autism

One major deficit that children on the autism spectrum have is the ability to learn by observing the behavior of others around them. Observational learning is learning that occurs through observing the behavior of others, imitation of others, memorizing others reactions to specific environmental cues, and in turn performing those skills later on during social […]

5 ways to encourage your child to read

We all know that reading regularly can boost your vocabulary, your world awareness and improves your attention and focus skills, but that’s probably not a good enough reason for your children or teenagers to pick up a good book. Here are some reasons you can use to encourage young people to read that you might not have ...
6 Tips to Boost your Child’s Self-esteem

Simple ways to boost your child’s Self-esteem Self-esteem is developed as a direct result of experiences that help a child feel capable, effective, and accepted. Firstly, kids feel capable when they learn to do things for themselves and feel proud of tasks that they can do independently. Secondly, children feel effective when they see that good things come from their […]

What is Psychomotor Therapy?

Psychomotor therapy aims to support and aid an individual’s personal development. It is based on a global view of human beings that considers each individual as a unity of physical, emotional and cognitive actualities, which interact with each other and the surrounding social environment. Psychomotor specialists study the body and its expressiveness. The body is regarded not merely as a mechanism with […]