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By Katherine McFarlane, Registered Psychologist  Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disorder impacting social skills, language and communication, sensory sensitivities and rigid or repetitive behaviours. Autism is a spectrum disorder meaning each person with autism may present differently and therefore can require different supports. While the disorder is a lifelong condition, there Read more

ADHD

ADHD

Coping with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder A child’s ability to concentrate and pay attention, like all other skills, develops over time and at an individual rate.  As a child matures and gets a chance to practice, the level of skill increases.Unfortunately for some children, the ability to inhibit or curb behaviour and pay attention is inconsistent with Read more

Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs.Today, our focus is on preventing learning difficulties from causing disadvantage.What we doLearning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning Read more

We provide a range of assessment services to determine children’s learning strengths and needs – an important first step in understanding how best to help them. A comprehensive written report will be provided and discussed with you after the assessment, outlining the results and recommendations to help your child.It is best to discuss your concerns with Learning Links to determine the Read more

How we can support your school As a not-for-profit charitable organisation with over 40 years experience in helping kids learn Learning Links can assist your school to effectively support children, young people and their families to overcome learning difficulties. We work collaboratively with your school, to help children and young people learn and reach their full Read more

We provide a range of education and support programs to parents and carers in situations that test the strength of relationships and endurance of primary care givers. Our Psychologists are accredited to teach specific parenting courses including: 123 Magic Parenting skills for parents of children 2-12 yearsThis 3 session parent group provides Read more

Some children struggle with emotional and social development which can impact on learning and friendships. Our psychologists work with children and families using evidence-based therapies to address concerns such as:Anxiety, depression and low self-esteem Poor social skills AD/HD and difficulties making transitions Dealing with family separation Read more

3,597 children 405 Children received therapy to develop communications, language, sensory, fine and gross and motor skills.240 Children received inclusive educational Read more