Anyone who has worked in an early intervention centre is familiar with the scene of a parent standing in the waiting room trying to schedule a therapy session. “How is 4pm on Tuesday”, the secretary might say. “Sorry, he goes to OT on Tuesday afternoon”, says the Mother, “how about 4pm on Wednesday”. “Sorry, there […]
Having spent the whole day at school, there is a good chance that the last thing your child wants to do is their homework!!!! In fact, for many children (and their parents), homework time is often an occasion for avoidance and argument. This can be draining on all family members and may lead to homework […]
An article in the Sydney Morning Herald titled “When kids push boundaries too far” quotes Dr Anne Chalfant. You can view the complete article on the Sydney Morning Herald website.
Understanding the disinterested reader I recall with fond memories time spent as a child listening to my mother read from her favourite childhood books – The Far Away Tree series. Each night before bed, my Mum would come into the room, which my brother and I shared, and read a chapter from each of the […]