All young children can experience challenges with sitting still, paying attention, forgetfulness and following directions. Generally, these challenges improve as children develop and grow. However, for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), these challenges can be significant and persist beyond early childhood. ADHD in children can be difficult to identify, which can Read more

It's a normal part of a child's emotional development to misbehave and show signs of anger and irritability. As children come to better understand their emotions they learn to regulate their behaviours when they experience them. If a child's disruptive, defiant and hostile behaviour consistently impacts on their family, social and educational activity, they may be showing signs of oppositional Read more

What are social skills? Social skills are the skills we use to interact with each other through speech, body language and gestures. These skills are include many factors such as: Eye contact - looking at the person you are speaking to Facial expression - eg. Smiling, frowning to express interest or disapproval Social distance - being aware of Read more