Vocal Hygiene

Vocal Hygiene — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Vocal Hygiene Written by KTC Speech & Language Pathologist, Chaya Patel. Vocal hygiene is a term used to describe and promote healthy vocal quality. Like our everyday hygiene we need to take care of our voice as the impact of strain, vocal misuse and increased use of throat clearing can all have a negative impact […]

Early Intervention

Family In Early Intervention — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

What Is Early Intervention? Written by Bond University Student OT, Sruthi Vamaraju. Early Intervention is a specialised program which aims to reduce the impact of a child’s disability or impairment at the earliest possible stage, using therapy and support services. Occupational Therapy tends to be one of the many therapy services who can assist with […]

Helping Your Child Reduce Their Gadget Time

Gadgets Illustration — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Help! My Child Is Addicted To Gadgets! Written by KTC Occupational Therapist, Precious Mushosho. Technology has really driven us to the future! Children are starting to use technology at a very young age to play games, watch videos for learning and homework, messaging friends, and exploring social media. These are all jobs or ‘occupations’ that […]

KTC.tv Activities #2

KTC Activities — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

KTC.tv Activities #2 Written by KTC.tv Host & KTC Occupational Therapist, Lara Hedgcock. This week I am sharing with you some activities to practice your executive functioning and self regulation. These skills are crucial for learning and development. They also enable positive behaviour and allow us to make healthy choices for ourselves and our families*. […]

What is Interoception

Interoception Illustration — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Interoception: The ability to feel what’s happening inside our bodies Written by KTC Occupational Therapist, Precious Mushosho. WHAT IS INTEROCEPTION? Interoception is the 8th sense that tells us what our bodies are feeling on the inside. This sense helps us to know what we are feeling so that we can take the appropriate actions to […]

KTC.tv Activities #1

KTC Outdoor Activities — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

KTC.tv Activities #1 Written by KTC.tv Host & KTC Occupational Therapist, Lara Hedgcock. This week I am going to share with you some of our KTC.tv activities and therapy videos that will help your child/children practice a skill they are looking to master. KTC.tv is not here to replace your therapist but to assist you […]

The Launch of KTC.tv

YouTube Video Capture — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Therapy on Demand. 24/7. Anytime, Anywhere. Written by KTC Executive Assistant, Jaimi Henderson. What is KTC.tv? KTC.tv is your direct access to a suite of easy-to-use and engaging therapy videos 24/7. Practice makes perfect and KTC.tv equips families, carers, teachers, support workers and allied health professionals with therapy videos to assist children with the critical […]

Benefits of Social and Holiday Camps

Benefits Of Social And Holiday Camps — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Benefits of Social and Holiday Camps Written by KTC Occupational Therapist, Andrew Absalom. Meeting new people, initiating, maintaining and finishing conversations can be daunting for anyone at any age. This can be particularly difficult for those who have increased difficulties with communication and social-emotional skills. Social and Holiday Camps is a form of intervention that […]

Mindfulness

Benefits Of Practicing Mindfulness — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Mindfulness Written by KTC Occupational Therapist, Angela Costi. There is no secret of the growing evidence of the positive benefits of regularly practicing mindfulness. It is reported to improve the mental, emotional, and physical health of adults and young people. In well conducted mindfulness interventions, participants report reduced stress, anxiety, reactivity, improved sleep and self-esteem, […]

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene — Therapy Club in Parkwood, QLD

Sleep Hygiene Written by KTC Occupational Therapist, Jacqui Petselas. Sleep hygiene refers to the good sleep habits individuals make that assist them to have a good night sleep. The average adult aged between 18-60 requires approximately 7 hours of sleep per night. For children aged between 3-5 years require 10-13 hours of sleep per 24 […]