Dysphagia, a difficult diagnosis to swallow

Approximately 25-45 per cent of children are impacted by dysphagia. To parents, this might look like problems with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, controlling saliva, having food go down the 'wrong pipe', keeping lips closed and/or dribbling. Here's what to do.

3 things to encourage in your child’s play

Play provides your child with opportunities to develop in a number of essential skills such as planning and sequencing, executive functioning, problem solving, social skills and understanding others, expressive and receptive language and self-regulation.

Self-care (for when you’re not coping)

Failure to care for ourselves today places us at higher risk of experiencing poor emotional and physical health in the (not so distant) future; including some cancers, heart disease and mental illness, to name a few. Here are the signs you're not coping.