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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Developing Theory of Mind

Welcome back to Headstart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! Today, we are going to look at an important skill that enables our children to form meaningful interactions and relationships with the ...

3 months ago by 2 minutes

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School Readiness Programme,Speech Therapy

How To Survive Working With Your Young Ones At Home

Hello, everyone! Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Last week, the government of Singapore announced the implementation of an enhanced measure to curb the spread of Covid-19,...

7 months ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Introversion or Social Deficit: Where to draw the line?

In my journey of seeing children for social skills intervention, I have come to meet wonderful parents who has genuine concern with their children. And more often, they would have comments and descrip...

9 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Learning from my Students

Hello dear readers! The HeadStart For Life team extends our warm wishes as we make way for 2020! In looking forward to the adventures of 2020, we would like to fondly remember and share some inspiring...

10 months ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

We Learn As ONE: The Benefits of Inclusive Education

Welcome back HeadStart for Life readers! In my past blog entries, I’ve talked a lot more about evidence-based practices for parents and educators to help differently-abled children improve their com...

12 months ago by 3 minutes

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

Beyond Therapy: The Greatest Hits

Hello readers! Thanks for joining us for another edition of HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy. It’s getting close to the time of year when we stop to take a moment to reflect on ou...

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Occupational Therapy,School Readiness Programme,Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy,Therapeutic Play

Go Green Zone!

When young people don’t know how to control or release what they are feeling in a healthy way, it’s easier for them to make emotion-based decisions. How does a child who lacks socio-emotio...

1 year ago by 1 minute

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

The Social Play: All You Need to Know

Welcome back to Headstart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! In today’s blog post, we are going to explore how a child’s level of play changes over time, as well as how adults can support...

1 year ago by 3 minutes

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Speech Therapy

From Social Communication Challenges to The Good Doctor

Thank you for joining me again to discuss this week’s topic: Shaun Murphy’s social skills! If you have watched the drama series, The Good Doctor, I am sure you know who I am talking about. Yes...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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School Readiness Programme,Speech Therapy

My Internship at HeadStart for Life

Welcome back, readers! HeadStart for Life was fortunate enough to have Tiffany join us from May through the beginning of August this year as an intern, and she has kindly agreed to share her thoug...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

5 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to their Preschoolers

Welcome back HeadStart Beyond Therapy readers! Communication is hard for every one – for adults, kids, and sometimes even for pets. And for most parents, especially parents who have children wit...

1 year ago by 3 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Well done, dear parents! Stories of Parents’ Efforts on Building Communication

Hello everyone! It’s nice you dropped by once again and warm welcome to the new readers of HeadStart for Life’s Beyond Therapy!  We’ve been delighted to share stories and suggestions about our ...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Talking with Your Eyes

Welcome back to Beyond Therapy, HeadStart For Life’s blog! This week, we will be discussing joint attention, or how we learn to talk with our eyes, and why it is a topic that is important enough to...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Instagram,Speech Therapy

Instaworthy

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1 year ago by 1 second

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Speech Therapy

Promoting Language through Conversation: Asking the right questions

“In life, it is more important to ask the right questions than to find the right answers.” Welcome back to Headstart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! An important mentor in my life share...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Talking in Circles: Difficulties with Word Finding

Welcome back Headstart readers! We are all familiar with the “tip-of-the-tongue” phenomenon: it’s that frustrating feeling you get when you’re in the middle of a conversation ...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

5 Useful Strategies to Help Anxious Children

Hello! Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Chinese New Year has been celebrated, adults gone back to work and children back to school. Times flies and we just entered into...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Role of Language in Interaction

Hi there! Welcome back to Beyond Therapy! The blog for HeadStart for Life! Language contributes a lot to a child’s ability to engage comfortably and confidently in various social settings (school, h...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

7 Effective Ways to Encourage Your Child to Talk

Welcome back to HeadStart for Life: Beyond Therapy blog! As a speech therapist, one of our main responsibilities is to support and encourage all parents to be their child’s “best speech therapist...

1 year ago by 4 minutes

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Speech Therapy

The Invisibility of Pre-Linguistic Skills

Hi everyone, and welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! Happy New Year! And thank you for joining us for our first post of 2019! In my previous post, I discussed pre-linguistic s...

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Social Skills Training,Speech Therapy

Fostering Narrative Development Through Play

Welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! In my previous post, we talked about the different types of stories that children tell, and a variety of strategies we can use to help th...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Helping Your Child Develop Joint Attention

Hello everyone! Welcome back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Imagine this… 14-month-old George looks out the window, points to a bird, then looks back at his mother to see if...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

Actions Do Speak as Loud as Words

I’m glad to welcome you back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Similar to the posts of my colleagues, I wish to share stories and insights that may help you and your child. I would be ...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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Speech Therapy

When Your Child is More Than a Picky Eater

Hola! Welcome back Headstart readers! In my previous blog we talked about the different ways to manage problematic behaviours of our children during feeding. In case you missed it, you can find the li...

2 years ago by 2 minutes

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