Who We Help

Parents often ask can you help our child to be calmer, listen and concentrate better, improve coordination, understand and process more language, express themselves better and be more sociable. The answer is YES!

Listening Therapy

Listening Therapy at the Child Development Centre provides a unique individualized programme for children, helping each child achieve their full potential in all areas. This programme has been developed by Karen O’Connor Consultant Speech & Language Therapist over twenty years and is a combination of brain-based programmes including the LiFT programme, Therapeutic Listening with other sensory integrative techniques and speech & language approaches to help each child achieve their true potential.

Please find below a detailed list of the areas that we can work on to help your child achieve their greatest potential.

Reading & Learning

  • Dyslexia and other Auditory-Language Learning Disabilities (Reading/Writing/Math)
  • Slow Processing
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NLD)
  • Gross Fine Motor Function & Coordination

Auditory Processing, Attention Span & Focus

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD and ADHD)
  • Concentration
  • Central Auditory Processing Dysfunction (CAPD)
  • Organization & Sequencing

Speech & Language

  • Volume Control of the Voice (either speaking too loud or mumbled)
  • Speech Flow Regulation (hesitant speech, stammering)
  • Articulation and Intelligibility (Apraxia)
  • Vocal Expression (monotone voice)
  • Vocabulary (limited or repetitious)
  • Sentence Structure (poorly constructed or stereotyped)
  • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

Sensory Processing, Communication & Socialisation

  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunctions
  • Behaviour Regulation
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Asperger

Other Developmental Issues

  • Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia))
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Down Syndrome & other genetic disorders
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Balance
  • Muscle tone
  • Premature birth

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