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#32 [Speechy TV] Are you a rabbit or a snail?

Something that I see a lot is parents hoping that change can happen really quickly for their children. Often, their children have a different idea – they are taking the scenic route! In this episode (shot in the gorgeous Cradle Mountain region of Tasmania, Australia) I share how you can

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snowy hills behind me

#31 [Speechy TV] Setting teeny tiny little goals still gets you there just as fast

This week, I am in the beautiful (and very chilly!) Cradle Mountain region in Northwest Tasmania. The hut where I am staying is up *very* steep hill. In this week’s episode I share how I set teeny tiny little goals to get myself to my ultimate goal of reaching the

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a map helps you get back on track

#30 [Speechy TV] How using a map stops you getting lost – no matter what the journey

This episode comes to you from the beautiful highland region of Cradle Mountain of Tasmania. I share with you how a map can stop you from getting lost – whether you are bush walking, or are on the path to hep your child learn to communicate. As always I’d love

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#29 [Speechy TV] Is your Speech Pathologist working with you or against you?

#29 [Speechy TV] Is your Speech Pathologist working with you or against you?

The relationship you have with your speech pathologist is very important, and its vital that you are valued as an important part of your child’s communication development. Watch this weeks episode of Speechy TV – your Monday dose of speech therapy tips and inspiration to find out what the role

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#28 [SpeechyTV] Communicate and Reconnect

#28 [SpeechyTV] Communicate and Reconnect

Helping your child learn to communicate can feel like a really long and lonely road – and you can find that you have lost contact with your friends, your family, and even your partner.  Today I give you a little task to help you reconnect… To find out more, watch

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#27 [SpeechyTV] Which of these 2 types of vocabulary is your child learning?

#27 [SpeechyTV] Which of these 2 types of vocabulary is your child learning?

Did you know there are 2 types of vocabulary, and we use the one with the least number of words 80% of the time?  Find out how knowing what htis vocab is can help your child learn to communicate To find out more, watch this quick video in this week’s

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#26 [SpeechyTV] Are you looking after yourself? (Mother’s day special)

#26 [SpeechyTV] Are you looking after yourself? (Mother’s day special)

I’ve waited until after the mothers day hype of advertising to share this video with you – because I think you deserve more than 1 day to take care of yourself. In fact, I thin you should do 1 thing (no matter how small) every day to take care of

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#25 [SpeechyTV] Have you lost hope?

#25 [SpeechyTV] Have you lost hope?

Are you full of hope? Do you hope for the best?  Or have you lost hope?  This week I talk about how you can reignite your hope and dreams for the future, so you can have the strength to keep on going, even when you feel like you can’t go

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#24 [SpeechyTV] Connect2Communicate, Connect2Life

#24 [SpeechyTV] Connect2Communicate, Connect2Life

This week, I am in Sydney, getting ready to attend the AGOSCI national conference.  AGOSCI stands for Australian Group on Severe Communication Impairment, and their main focus is on helping people who can’t communicate participate fully in all aspects on life.  This year, the theme is “Connect2Communicate, Connect2Life”.  I really

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#23 [Speechy TV] You are your child’s best teacher

#23 [Speechy TV] You are your child’s best teacher

Yes! You are the best teacher your child could possibly have! This week I share with you WHY I believe you really are your child’s best teacher – even if you don’t always feel like you know what you can do to help them. I also have a challenge for

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