Naplan is the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy. It is administered nationally each May to students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Results of the testing are available in October of the same year and are used […]
Sonia Bestulic, Senior Speech Pathologist provides insight into the world of stuttering, a common speech disorder affecting children (and adults).
“When I grow up and get married, will my wife know that I stuttered?” A nine year old boy asked me this in one of his therapy sessions. I certainly felt privileged that he […]
Sonia Bestulic, senior Speech Pathologist and mother of three, explores how we can help our children ‘bounce back’ from life’s setbacks.
This is such an important life skill – managing the stresses of every day; the larger stresses that life can bring, and learning how to move on from these setbacks.
Sonia Bestulic, senior Speech & Language Pathologist shares the communication milestones in your toddler’s journey from a one to two year old.
Milestones are only ever a rough guide as to what toddlers may be doing at each stage of development. There is enormous variation, but if you have any concerns have a […]
Psychologist Briget Gurton, shares useful strategies on how parents can support their child through this period.
Starting high school can be a daunting time for some children. They are leaving the security of a school that they have known for up to seven years, with teachers who often know them individually. High school can […]