Parenting with a physical disability: challenges and rewards Having a physical disability doesn't mean you lack parenting skills or that you can't parent as well as other people. But it probably does mean that you face some particular challenges. One of the biggest challenges might not be your physical disability, but the assumptions or judgments that people make about it.
What is incidental teaching? Incidental teaching is not a therapy in itself , but a naturalistic teaching technique used in some therapies, particularly Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) programs. When teachers (or parents) are using incidental teaching, they use naturally occurring opportunities for learning, like playtime, to develop children's skills.
What are atypical antipsychotics? Atypical antipsychotics are a group of drugs that are traditionally prescribed to people for schizophrenia and other psychoses. Some commonly prescribed atypical antipsychotics for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are risperidone, quetiapine, aripiprazole, ziprasidone and olanzapine.
Why smiling is good for your child Most of us can't help smiling at our babies every chance we get. The urge to make them smile back can keep us busy for hours. Smiling at your baby is important because it: plays a part in bonding and attachment helps your baby feel secure and safe helps your baby develop and learn about the world.
School mornings Getting children ready for school in the morning can feel overwhelming at first, but it does get easier with some discipline and practice. A consistent routine will help everyone get organised in the morning. You might like to read more about school morning routines, or you could try our 'Beat the buzzer' game for school mornings.
Story 700 years after planet earth has been abandoned, lone robot WALL-E (voice of Ben Burrt) continues his quest to clean up all the garbage that humanity left behind. WALL-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth-Class) is an eccentric little machine who is desperately lonely. His only friend is a cockroach.