Superpowers at home

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Parents are the most important people in kids lives. Parents and therapists work together to help kids learn and develop which can make a real difference to kids lives. An hour or so of therapy alone can make some difference but … Continue reading

Caring for Mum

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Being a mum is a tough job, but it is even tougher when one or more of your children have special needs. It is hard for mums to take then time out to care for themselves when their child’s needs seem so important … Continue reading

A Mum’s ASD tips

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At Talking Matters we believe that working in partnership with parents is the most effective way to work with children with ASD (and any other kids too). We don’t have a magic wand that we use when do therapy, rather … Continue reading

Looking after Mum

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Being a mum is a tough job, but it is even tougher when one or more of your children have special needs. It is hard for mums to take then time out to care for themselves when their child’s needs seem so important … Continue reading

10 reasons to celebrate Dad!

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Tomorrow is Father’s Day so today’s post looks at why Dad’s are important to kids in all kinds of ways. You probably don’t need an excuse to celebrate the dad in your family but here are 10 reasons anyway, based … Continue reading

10 ways to boost your superpowers!

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Therapists work hard to help kids learn and develop but they can’t do it alone! We need to work together with families to make a real difference to kids lives. An hour or so of  therapy alone can make some … Continue reading

A mum’s 10 ASD therapy tips

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At Talking Matters we believe that working in partnership with parents is the most effective way to work with children with ASD (and any other kids too). We don’t have a magic wand that we use when do therapy, rather … Continue reading

Using praise

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Praise and encouragement is often used by adults when they want to motivate children to do things, learn new skills or develop more confidence. Are there right and wrong ways to praise children? Is praising children always a useful thing … Continue reading

Caring for families

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Parenting is a tough job, but it is even tougher when one or more of your children have special needs. It is hard for parents to take then time out to care for themselves when their child’s needs seem so important … Continue reading

Top 10 language ideas

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If you are waiting for an assessment or therapy to begin, or if you just want to help your child’s development every day, here are some simple things you can do that make a real difference to your child’s language skills. Continue reading