Assessment Tips

It can be difficult for parents to know which assessment is right for their child as many assessments can appear to yield similar results. To help you understand our assessments, we have some tips to help you choose.

Programme Officer

Be able to conduct individual and group therapy. Be part of a multidisciplinary team, lead and contribute to meetings with both staff and parents and more!

Programme Officer

Be able to conduct individual and group therapy. Be part of a multidisciplinary team, lead and contribute to meetings with both staff and parents and more!

7 Questions About Children Toe Walking

Toe walking (or ‘idiopathic toe walking’) refers to when children predominantly walk on their tiptoes for no apparent reason after the age of three years.

7 Questions About Children Toe Walking

Toe walking (or ‘idiopathic toe walking’) refers to when children predominantly walk on their tiptoes for no apparent reason after the age of three years.

Echolalia: Why is My Child Repeating Things They Hear?

Echolalia refers to speech that is repeated and can be split into two categories: immediate and delayed. Immediate echolalia is when something is repeated immediately or shortly after it is heard, whereas delayed echolalia, also referred to as scripting, is when something is repeated after a significant period of delay.

Echolalia: Why is My Child Repeating Things They Hear?

Echolalia refers to speech that is repeated and can be split into two categories: immediate and delayed. Immediate echolalia is when something is repeated immediately or shortly after it is heard, whereas delayed echolalia, also referred to as scripting, is when something is repeated after a significant period of delay.

Speech and Language Therapist

Be able to conduct individual and group therapy. Be part of a multidisciplinary team, lead and contribute to meetings with both staff and parents and more!

Speech and Language Therapist

Be able to conduct individual and group therapy. Be part of a multidisciplinary team, lead and contribute to meetings with both staff and parents and more!

Occupational Therapist

Conduct individual and group therapy. Be part of a multidisciplinary team, lead and contribute to meetings with both staff and parents and more!

Occupational Therapist

Conduct individual and group therapy. Be part of a multidisciplinary team, lead and contribute to meetings with both staff and parents and more!

ECE (SEN) Teacher / Special Child Care Worker

Consistently provide an excellent standard of teaching for young children with a wide variety of abilities and more!

ECE (SEN) Teacher / Special Child Care Worker

Consistently provide an excellent standard of teaching for young children with a wide variety of abilities and more!

Applied Behaviour Therapist

Implement 1:1  and small group clinical programmes based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and more!

Applied Behaviour Therapist

Implement 1:1  and small group clinical programmes based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and more!

Communication Temptations: Strategies to Encourage Your Child’s Language

Communication temptations are a great technique to motivate your child to communicate and to enhance their language development. It means deliberately setting up the environment so your child is exposed to something unexpected or surprising, or where they need help from you.

Communication Temptations: Strategies to Encourage Your Child’s Language

Communication temptations are a great technique to motivate your child to communicate and to enhance their language development. It means deliberately setting up the environment so your child is exposed to something unexpected or surprising, or where they need help from you.

Tantrums in Public – Four Ways to Help You Cope!

Many parents have experienced their child having tantrums in public. These episodes can be more common in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Children throw tantrums for various reasons such as not getting what they want or for attention. In some cases, they have meltdowns due to sensory overload.

Tantrums in Public – Four Ways to Help You Cope!

Many parents have experienced their child having tantrums in public. These episodes can be more common in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Children throw tantrums for various reasons such as not getting what they want or for attention. In some cases, they have meltdowns due to sensory overload.

3 Ways to Make Your Home a Child’s Play Paradise

Are you looking for new ideas to support your preschooler’s development and have fun at home? Here are three simple activities that you can try. Great for a rainy day!

3 Ways to Make Your Home a Child’s Play Paradise

Are you looking for new ideas to support your preschooler’s development and have fun at home? Here are three simple activities that you can try. Great for a rainy day!

Does My Child Have Additional or Special Needs?

Parents often enter unknown territory when they are told or suspect that their child has a delay or disability. The following ideas may help parents to get some clarifications.

Does My Child Have Additional or Special Needs?

Parents often enter unknown territory when they are told or suspect that their child has a delay or disability. The following ideas may help parents to get some clarifications.

Latest Service Arrangements (From 16th Until Further Notice)

In view of the rising number of local COVID-19 cases and for the safety of all CDC children, families and staff, ALL in-person programmes, therapy sessions and services at the CDC will switch to online delivery from Friday, Feb 18, 2022 until further notice.

Latest Service Arrangements (From 16th Until Further Notice)

In view of the rising number of local COVID-19 cases and for the safety of all CDC children, families and staff, ALL in-person programmes, therapy sessions and services at the CDC will switch to online delivery from Friday, Feb 18, 2022 until further notice.

Parent Survey Feedback 2022

Many thanks to all of the parents who completed our recent survey. Receiving feedback is important to us. It enables us to better meet the needs of the CDC families and to hear your ideas. Here are some of the issues that were raised, along with our responses and any actions.

Parent Survey Feedback 2022

Many thanks to all of the parents who completed our recent survey. Receiving feedback is important to us. It enables us to better meet the needs of the CDC families and to hear your ideas. Here are some of the issues that were raised, along with our responses and any actions.

Core Vocabulary – What it is and Why it’s so Important

Speech Therapists will often talk about using and teaching core words when addressing how to help young children with speech and language delay. So, what do they mean?

Core Vocabulary – What it is and Why it’s so Important

Speech Therapists will often talk about using and teaching core words when addressing how to help young children with speech and language delay. So, what do they mean?

Why Crawling Matters?

Babies tend to start crawling on their hands and knees at around the age of seven-to-eleven months. Find out why crawling is a very important stage for your child’s development.

Why Crawling Matters?

Babies tend to start crawling on their hands and knees at around the age of seven-to-eleven months. Find out why crawling is a very important stage for your child’s development.

A Sunny Day with Pineapples and Alpacas! @ CDC Centre Trip

CDC Families spent a fun-filled Sunday together at Go Green Organic Farm!

A Sunny Day with Pineapples and Alpacas! @ CDC Centre Trip

CDC Families spent a fun-filled Sunday together at Go Green Organic Farm!

Promoting Children’s Welfare @ CDC’s Inclusive Funfair

Through various interactive fun activities, the event aims to enhance public awareness and support for children with additional needs and their families.

Promoting Children’s Welfare @ CDC’s Inclusive Funfair

Through various interactive fun activities, the event aims to enhance public awareness and support for children with additional needs and their families.

Enhancing Emotional Regulation with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based talk therapy that is beneficial to people of all ages, including children and adolescents.

Enhancing Emotional Regulation with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based talk therapy that is beneficial to people of all ages, including children and adolescents.

“Sweet Dreams” – How to Help Your Child Have a Good Night’s Sleep?

Many studies have shown the health benefits for children of getting adequate sleep including improved behaviour, memory, attention, learning and general overall good mental and physical health.

“Sweet Dreams” – How to Help Your Child Have a Good Night’s Sleep?

Many studies have shown the health benefits for children of getting adequate sleep including improved behaviour, memory, attention, learning and general overall good mental and physical health.

An Extraordinary Event in an Unprecedented Time | Daddy Daughter Date

After two years, our Daddy Daughter event returned at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, whilst the safety of guests was ensured during this unprecedented time.

An Extraordinary Event in an Unprecedented Time | Daddy Daughter Date

After two years, our Daddy Daughter event returned at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, whilst the safety of guests was ensured during this unprecedented time.

Meet the True Heroes! | ‘Zero to Hero’ Charity Screening

Last month, the Child Development Centre (“CDC”) held a private charity screening of ‘Zero To Hero’ with Sandra Ng, actress and producer of the movie. More than 200 people supported the event and enjoyed a great afternoon with their families at MOViE MOViE Cityplaza.

Meet the True Heroes! | ‘Zero to Hero’ Charity Screening

Last month, the Child Development Centre (“CDC”) held a private charity screening of ‘Zero To Hero’ with Sandra Ng, actress and producer of the movie. More than 200 people supported the event and enjoyed a great afternoon with their families at MOViE MOViE Cityplaza.

Can Using Gestures and Signs Help My Child to Talk?

Children naturally use gestures and signs as it helps them to express themselves. When adults use gestures with them, that also helps them to learn the meanings of words.

Can Using Gestures and Signs Help My Child to Talk?

Children naturally use gestures and signs as it helps them to express themselves. When adults use gestures with them, that also helps them to learn the meanings of words.

Right or Left – Which Hand is Best? All You Need to Know About Hand Dominance

Parents often have many questions about hand dominance. Hand dominance or hand preference refers to the consistent choice of using one hand over the other for a skilled activity.

Right or Left – Which Hand is Best? All You Need to Know About Hand Dominance

Parents often have many questions about hand dominance. Hand dominance or hand preference refers to the consistent choice of using one hand over the other for a skilled activity.

Connecting and Inspiring with Community Partnerships

During this difficult period of time, we strive to develop stronger relationships with our partners to connect with and inspire people who are looking for ways to contribute to the SEN community.

Connecting and Inspiring with Community Partnerships

During this difficult period of time, we strive to develop stronger relationships with our partners to connect with and inspire people who are looking for ways to contribute to the SEN community.

Articulation – Five Frequently Asked Questions

Parents often have questions about their toddlers and preschoolers’ speech clarity. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions about articulation.

Articulation – Five Frequently Asked Questions

Parents often have questions about their toddlers and preschoolers’ speech clarity. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions about articulation.

Visual Timers – What, Why and How!

Time is an abstract concept as it is not something that we can see or touch. For young children, being told “It’s dinner in ten minutes” has little meaning!

Visual Timers – What, Why and How!

Time is an abstract concept as it is not something that we can see or touch. For young children, being told “It’s dinner in ten minutes” has little meaning!

Parent Survey Feedback 2021

A very sincere thank you to all parents who completed our recent survey. Receiving feedback is crucial in order to help us to improve and to meet the needs of our families in the very best way we can.

Parent Survey Feedback 2021

A very sincere thank you to all parents who completed our recent survey. Receiving feedback is crucial in order to help us to improve and to meet the needs of our families in the very best way we can.

How do I know what they are thinking about? (Theory of Mind)

Theory of Mind is the ability to understand the beliefs, intentions, desires and emotions of oneself or in others.

How do I know what they are thinking about? (Theory of Mind)

Theory of Mind is the ability to understand the beliefs, intentions, desires and emotions of oneself or in others.

What is Suck-Swallow-Breathe Synchrony?

The SSB synchrony allows infants to eat and breathe without choking, as well as to interact and explore the environment. This is why babies can start eating right after birth and often explore objects with their mouths.

What is Suck-Swallow-Breathe Synchrony?

The SSB synchrony allows infants to eat and breathe without choking, as well as to interact and explore the environment. This is why babies can start eating right after birth and often explore objects with their mouths.

Press Release: Four Year-12 Students To Tackle Hong Kong’s Longest Trail to Raise Funds for the CDC for Children with Special Needs

From 27 to 29 March 2021, four secondary school students will challenge themselves to complete the longest trail in Hong Kong – the 100km MacLehose trail.

Press Release: Four Year-12 Students To Tackle Hong Kong’s Longest Trail to Raise Funds for the CDC for Children with Special Needs

From 27 to 29 March 2021, four secondary school students will challenge themselves to complete the longest trail in Hong Kong – the 100km MacLehose trail.

Incidental Teaching – The Fun and Natural Approach of ABA

As time has passed, ABA has evolved beyond DTT and a good programme should involve instances of ’incidental teaching’, an approach that provides structured learning opportunities within the natural environment by using the child’s interests and natural motivation.

Incidental Teaching – The Fun and Natural Approach of ABA

As time has passed, ABA has evolved beyond DTT and a good programme should involve instances of ’incidental teaching’, an approach that provides structured learning opportunities within the natural environment by using the child’s interests and natural motivation.

From Phrases to Sentences – Two Simple Ways to Get Your Child Talking

Children move from using only single words and then begin to put two words together. Expansion and extension are two ways for you to help your child develop their expressive language.

From Phrases to Sentences – Two Simple Ways to Get Your Child Talking

Children move from using only single words and then begin to put two words together. Expansion and extension are two ways for you to help your child develop their expressive language.

Parent Feedback on CDC Online Teaching

During the pandemic, the CDC has been providing online classes as a safe alternative learning option. After experiencing online teaching for a while, some parents expressed their gratitude as well as constructive feedback for the online services they received from us.

Parent Feedback on CDC Online Teaching

During the pandemic, the CDC has been providing online classes as a safe alternative learning option. After experiencing online teaching for a while, some parents expressed their gratitude as well as constructive feedback for the online services they received from us.

A Holiday Surprise for Our CDC Families!

It’s nearly Christmas Day, let’s take a glimpse at what the CDC prepared for our children!

A Holiday Surprise for Our CDC Families!

It’s nearly Christmas Day, let’s take a glimpse at what the CDC prepared for our children!

Button Up!

Learning to manage buttons can be a very difficult skill for children to master. However, there are many ways to make learning to do buttons fun for your child!

Button Up!

Learning to manage buttons can be a very difficult skill for children to master. However, there are many ways to make learning to do buttons fun for your child!

Understanding Sensory Defensiveness

Some children have a tendency to overprotect or defend themselves. They respond to certain harmless sensations as if they were irritating, dangerous or even painful.

Understanding Sensory Defensiveness

Some children have a tendency to overprotect or defend themselves. They respond to certain harmless sensations as if they were irritating, dangerous or even painful.

CDC Stories: A Flourishing Story – Jasleen’s Journey with the CDC

Jasleen and her family had experienced a tough time since Jasleen was born with additional needs. Stumbling on the learning path, they found the CDC where Jasleen’s learning needs were fulfilled and the family was supported.

CDC Stories: A Flourishing Story – Jasleen’s Journey with the CDC

Jasleen and her family had experienced a tough time since Jasleen was born with additional needs. Stumbling on the learning path, they found the CDC where Jasleen’s learning needs were fulfilled and the family was supported.

Grateful to All CDC Charities and Supporters!

A huge thank you to the charities and our kind donors for their generosity during this difficult time!

Grateful to All CDC Charities and Supporters!

A huge thank you to the charities and our kind donors for their generosity during this difficult time!

Mindfulness for Children

Psychologically, whether a child is experiencing distress or not, mindfulness practice is effective in strengthening children’s emotional well-being.

Mindfulness for Children

Psychologically, whether a child is experiencing distress or not, mindfulness practice is effective in strengthening children’s emotional well-being.

Help Your Child to Generalise Out of Classroom

As a parent, you might wonder – “Why does my child only greet his friends at school but not those he sees at the park?” or “Why is my child only able to recognise poodles as dogs but not huskies or pugs?”.

Help Your Child to Generalise Out of Classroom

As a parent, you might wonder – “Why does my child only greet his friends at school but not those he sees at the park?” or “Why is my child only able to recognise poodles as dogs but not huskies or pugs?”.

How to Help Your Child in Toilet Training?

There are many articles and books on how to toilet train your child. Learn about ‘habit training’, a technique that relies on schedules and routines for toilet training.

How to Help Your Child in Toilet Training?

There are many articles and books on how to toilet train your child. Learn about ‘habit training’, a technique that relies on schedules and routines for toilet training.

Once Upon a Time…

Reading stories can be a special part of the day as it is a wonderful way to encourage a positive relationship between you and your child and create special memories!

Once Upon a Time…

Reading stories can be a special part of the day as it is a wonderful way to encourage a positive relationship between you and your child and create special memories!

Our CDC Social Story

Everyone knows what a unique and challenging year it has been. Since the first closures following Chinese New Year, although many of our families have accessed our one-to-one services, many children have not yet returned to the Centre in person at all.

Our CDC Social Story

Everyone knows what a unique and challenging year it has been. Since the first closures following Chinese New Year, although many of our families have accessed our one-to-one services, many children have not yet returned to the Centre in person at all.

17 CDC Partners Receive Awards @ Caring Company 2019/20

We are delighted to announce that 17 of our CDC partners were awarded the status of ‘Caring Company’ or ‘Caring Organisation’ at the Caring Company Scheme 2019/20!

17 CDC Partners Receive Awards @ Caring Company 2019/20

We are delighted to announce that 17 of our CDC partners were awarded the status of ‘Caring Company’ or ‘Caring Organisation’ at the Caring Company Scheme 2019/20!

CDC Connecting with Community @ Kindergartens Festival 2020

The CDC was pleased to be one of the exhibitors at the Kindergartens Festival 2020 at the JW Marriott Hotel on 20 June 2020!

CDC Connecting with Community @ Kindergartens Festival 2020

The CDC was pleased to be one of the exhibitors at the Kindergartens Festival 2020 at the JW Marriott Hotel on 20 June 2020!

Parent Survey Feedback 2020

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all parents who completed our recent survey. Receiving feedback is crucial in order to help us to improve and to meet the needs of our families in the very best way we can.

Parent Survey Feedback 2020

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all parents who completed our recent survey. Receiving feedback is crucial in order to help us to improve and to meet the needs of our families in the very best way we can.

Reading with Your Child

Many of us know that reading with children is important for their language development. But how should we be reading with our children to achieve exactly that?

Reading with Your Child

Many of us know that reading with children is important for their language development. But how should we be reading with our children to achieve exactly that?

Behaviours at Home: What’s Going On?

Many parents ask us how to tackle their child’s behaviours. “My child started playing with his saliva; how can I stop that?” or “She’s pinching a lot more than before, what can I do?”

Behaviours at Home: What’s Going On?

Many parents ask us how to tackle their child’s behaviours. “My child started playing with his saliva; how can I stop that?” or “She’s pinching a lot more than before, what can I do?”

Happy Eating – How to Help Your Child Try New Foods

Children often struggle to try new foods and their different flavours and textures. When introducing new flavours and textures at home, it is important to do so slowly. The best way is through a process of systematic desensitisation.

Happy Eating – How to Help Your Child Try New Foods

Children often struggle to try new foods and their different flavours and textures. When introducing new flavours and textures at home, it is important to do so slowly. The best way is through a process of systematic desensitisation.

Home Can Be Fun!

No school, different routines and round-the-clock care; parents of children with learning differences are faced with their biggest challenge.

Home Can Be Fun!

No school, different routines and round-the-clock care; parents of children with learning differences are faced with their biggest challenge.

A Winter Celebration Party Filled With Fun and Excitement!

The CDC held a Winter Celebration party with 31 families coming to enjoy the festive season together!

A Winter Celebration Party Filled With Fun and Excitement!

The CDC held a Winter Celebration party with 31 families coming to enjoy the festive season together!

The Communication Pyramid

The communication pyramid is a favourite of speech and language therapists as a simple way to show how communication develops.

The Communication Pyramid

The communication pyramid is a favourite of speech and language therapists as a simple way to show how communication develops.

Helping Children Overcome their Fears of Separation

Almost all children go through feelings of separation anxiety during some time in their early childhood. In fact, having these feelings are completely normal and stem from their primal needs for safety.

Helping Children Overcome their Fears of Separation

Almost all children go through feelings of separation anxiety during some time in their early childhood. In fact, having these feelings are completely normal and stem from their primal needs for safety.

Tips for Building Core Strength

Core strength is developed in the muscles of the stomach and back and provides stabilisation for the body during all body movements. There are many ways to help your child improve their core strength.

Tips for Building Core Strength

Core strength is developed in the muscles of the stomach and back and provides stabilisation for the body during all body movements. There are many ways to help your child improve their core strength.

CDC Stories: A Memorable Journey at the CDC!

Darren was diagnosed with Global Developmental Delay just before his second birthday. Within two months, he joined the CDC and received intensive support. This is the story of the memorable journey Darren and his parents had at the CDC.

CDC Stories: A Memorable Journey at the CDC!

Darren was diagnosed with Global Developmental Delay just before his second birthday. Within two months, he joined the CDC and received intensive support. This is the story of the memorable journey Darren and his parents had at the CDC.

Ex-Student Featured in New “Not Just a Princess” Book

Nora, a CDC ex-student, is featured in the new book of the “Not Just a Princess” series! All proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the CDC.

Ex-Student Featured in New “Not Just a Princess” Book

Nora, a CDC ex-student, is featured in the new book of the “Not Just a Princess” series! All proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the CDC.

Run For The Roses, Run For The Children!

The CDC was the sole beneficiary in the HKCCA “Run for the Roses” charity run. Our CDC staff and Exco members joined the races to support the event!

Run For The Roses, Run For The Children!

The CDC was the sole beneficiary in the HKCCA “Run for the Roses” charity run. Our CDC staff and Exco members joined the races to support the event!

CDC Stories: Supporting Andrew to Find His Passion

Andrew, one of the Child Development Centre (CDC)’s past students, was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) when he was five years old. Find out about his journey as told by his mother, Ana.

CDC Stories: Supporting Andrew to Find His Passion

Andrew, one of the Child Development Centre (CDC)’s past students, was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) when he was five years old. Find out about his journey as told by his mother, Ana.

Back to School – When Separation Strategies Might Be Needed

Settling in to preschool, kindergarten or even primary school can be difficult purely due to the separation from parents or family. Some children are simply distressed every time they separate from their parents, not just at times of schooling.

Back to School – When Separation Strategies Might Be Needed

Settling in to preschool, kindergarten or even primary school can be difficult purely due to the separation from parents or family. Some children are simply distressed every time they separate from their parents, not just at times of schooling.

Time For Bed – Tips For Creating a Great Bedtime Routine

A consistent bedtime routine is a great way to ensure that your child gets enough sleep. Different routines suit different children so keep this in mind when you are trying anything new.

Time For Bed – Tips For Creating a Great Bedtime Routine

A consistent bedtime routine is a great way to ensure that your child gets enough sleep. Different routines suit different children so keep this in mind when you are trying anything new.

Selective Mutism – What Do We Know?

Selective Mutism is a rare anxiety-based disorder which can appear in early childhood. These children are able to speak fluently and normally in most situations but withdraw and remain silent in others.

Selective Mutism – What Do We Know?

Selective Mutism is a rare anxiety-based disorder which can appear in early childhood. These children are able to speak fluently and normally in most situations but withdraw and remain silent in others.

CDC’s Debut at GlamFest 2019

It’s the first time the CDC has participated at the GlamFest and we were one of the charity partners!

CDC’s Debut at GlamFest 2019

It’s the first time the CDC has participated at the GlamFest and we were one of the charity partners!

CDC x Alfred Hong Kong – ‘Let’s Draw Together, Kids!’ Campaign

The CDC and Alfred Hong Kong hosted the ‘Let’s Draw Together, Kids!’ campaign for children to have an afternoon full of drawing and fun!

CDC x Alfred Hong Kong – ‘Let’s Draw Together, Kids!’ Campaign

The CDC and Alfred Hong Kong hosted the ‘Let’s Draw Together, Kids!’ campaign for children to have an afternoon full of drawing and fun!

Kickstarting the New Term at the Open House 2019!

The CDC Open House and Parent Orientation 2019 was held on 17 August. Over 100 people visited our centre!

Kickstarting the New Term at the Open House 2019!

The CDC Open House and Parent Orientation 2019 was held on 17 August. Over 100 people visited our centre!

Five MORE great toys to develop your child’s language

Toys are the best way to practise language while having fun with your child. See below for five more toys to help to get your child talking!

Five MORE great toys to develop your child’s language

Toys are the best way to practise language while having fun with your child. See below for five more toys to help to get your child talking!

The Power of Music

Many children of all ages are motivated by music. Music can also be used as a strategy to improve a child’s sensory integration through programmes like Therapeutic Listening and the Listening Programme.

The Power of Music

Many children of all ages are motivated by music. Music can also be used as a strategy to improve a child’s sensory integration through programmes like Therapeutic Listening and the Listening Programme.

Helping Your Child’s Transition to Primary School

Transitioning from kindergarten to primary school marks the beginning of a new stage for your child. It is very important for parents to be mindful in this period.

Helping Your Child’s Transition to Primary School

Transitioning from kindergarten to primary school marks the beginning of a new stage for your child. It is very important for parents to be mindful in this period.

Our Bright Start Programme

We were delighted to receive a private donation to launch our first school-based integration programme called Bright Start, which aimed to work collaboratively within mainstream kindergartens.

Our Bright Start Programme

We were delighted to receive a private donation to launch our first school-based integration programme called Bright Start, which aimed to work collaboratively within mainstream kindergartens.

The Glamorous Red Party! @ Daddy Daughter Ball 2019

The 10th Anniversary of the Daddy Daughter Ball was successfully held on 1st June at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong!

The Glamorous Red Party! @ Daddy Daughter Ball 2019

The 10th Anniversary of the Daddy Daughter Ball was successfully held on 1st June at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong!

Congratulations! 20 Partners of CDC receive Caring Company Award 2019

The CDC is pleased to announce that 20 of our partners were awarded the status of ‘Caring Company’ or ‘Caring Organization’ at the Caring Company Partnership Expo 2019.

Congratulations! 20 Partners of CDC receive Caring Company Award 2019

The CDC is pleased to announce that 20 of our partners were awarded the status of ‘Caring Company’ or ‘Caring Organization’ at the Caring Company Partnership Expo 2019.

Team CDC Connecting with Schools and Parents at Kindergartens Festival 2019

The CDC was pleased to participate in the Kindergartens Festival 2019, which was organised by the SCMP Education Post on 18 May at JW Marriott Hotel.

Team CDC Connecting with Schools and Parents at Kindergartens Festival 2019

The CDC was pleased to participate in the Kindergartens Festival 2019, which was organised by the SCMP Education Post on 18 May at JW Marriott Hotel.

People Games

People games are games that don’t require any toys. All you need is yourself, your child and, at times, a small prop. You essentially become ‘the toy’!

People Games

People games are games that don’t require any toys. All you need is yourself, your child and, at times, a small prop. You essentially become ‘the toy’!

Finding Functionality in your Child’s Obsession

Have you ever felt that your child is “obsessed” with something and you do not know how to deal with it?

Finding Functionality in your Child’s Obsession

Have you ever felt that your child is “obsessed” with something and you do not know how to deal with it?

Hong Kong’s Special Needs Trust

Recently, the Government announced that they would be setting up a Special Needs Trust (SNT) in Hong Kong, which is now open for applications.

Hong Kong’s Special Needs Trust

Recently, the Government announced that they would be setting up a Special Needs Trust (SNT) in Hong Kong, which is now open for applications.

Parent Survey Feedback 2019

It is important to us to receive your constructive comments and feedback in order to improve our standards and serve our families in the best way possible.

Parent Survey Feedback 2019

It is important to us to receive your constructive comments and feedback in order to improve our standards and serve our families in the best way possible.

A Small Step to Developing Positive Friendships

Some children have difficulties making friends because they do not understand the principles of cooperation and the balance in a give-and-take relationship.

A Small Step to Developing Positive Friendships

Some children have difficulties making friends because they do not understand the principles of cooperation and the balance in a give-and-take relationship.

Make Waiting Easier For Your Child

Many everyday situations involve waiting. Here are some tips to make waiting easier for your child.

Make Waiting Easier For Your Child

Many everyday situations involve waiting. Here are some tips to make waiting easier for your child.

Learning Language Through Songs

A great way to practise language is through songs. It is a fun and engaging activity which can involve the whole family.

Learning Language Through Songs

A great way to practise language is through songs. It is a fun and engaging activity which can involve the whole family.

CDC App Launch

The Child Development Centre (CDC) has launched its first mobile app for parents to track their child’s goals!

CDC App Launch

The Child Development Centre (CDC) has launched its first mobile app for parents to track their child’s goals!

Sharing and Caring Scheme

On the 23rd March 2018, the government announced the introduction of the Caring and Sharing Scheme (‘the Scheme’) to share the fruits of economic success with the community.

Sharing and Caring Scheme

On the 23rd March 2018, the government announced the introduction of the Caring and Sharing Scheme (‘the Scheme’) to share the fruits of economic success with the community.

CDC families enjoyed a Magical Day at Hong Kong Disneyland

With generous support from the Hong Kong Disneyland Community Involvement Program, 52 CDC families enjoyed a wonderful and magical day at Hong Kong Disneyland on 20th January 2019.

CDC families enjoyed a Magical Day at Hong Kong Disneyland

With generous support from the Hong Kong Disneyland Community Involvement Program, 52 CDC families enjoyed a wonderful and magical day at Hong Kong Disneyland on 20th January 2019.

Turning Learning Into Fun!

Learning can be uninspiring for children when they are practising the same skills over an extended period of time, especially when using the same materials and doing things the same way.

Turning Learning Into Fun!

Learning can be uninspiring for children when they are practising the same skills over an extended period of time, especially when using the same materials and doing things the same way.

Multisensory Approach to Handwriting

Learning approaches are particularly important when tackling a complex skill such as handwriting. A multisensory approach to learning is a way of teaching that engages more than one sensory system at a time.

Multisensory Approach to Handwriting

Learning approaches are particularly important when tackling a complex skill such as handwriting. A multisensory approach to learning is a way of teaching that engages more than one sensory system at a time.

Painting Out of the Box!

Art is more than just painting. Your child can practice their fine motor skills and build their language while having fun.

Painting Out of the Box!

Art is more than just painting. Your child can practice their fine motor skills and build their language while having fun.

Five Common Myths about AAC

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is a term which covers a range of techniques that support spoken language.

Five Common Myths about AAC

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is a term which covers a range of techniques that support spoken language.

The Truth About W-Sitting

The child is seated on the floor with their knees bent, feet positioned outside of their hips and their bottom on the floor. When in this position, the child’s legs will resemble the shape of the letter ‘W’.

The Truth About W-Sitting

The child is seated on the floor with their knees bent, feet positioned outside of their hips and their bottom on the floor. When in this position, the child’s legs will resemble the shape of the letter ‘W’.

New Chief Executive Appointed

The Child Development Centre (CDC) is pleased to announce that Dr Yvonne Becher has been appointed as our Chief Executive with effect from 1st January 2019.

New Chief Executive Appointed

The Child Development Centre (CDC) is pleased to announce that Dr Yvonne Becher has been appointed as our Chief Executive with effect from 1st January 2019.

A Christmas Party of Fun and Laughter!

On 14th December, the CDC held a Christmas party, with 43 CDC families coming to celebrate this joyful festival together. We are thankful to CARE@HKJC, Joint Dynamics and Friends of CDC for sponsoring the party.

A Christmas Party of Fun and Laughter!

On 14th December, the CDC held a Christmas party, with 43 CDC families coming to celebrate this joyful festival together. We are thankful to CARE@HKJC, Joint Dynamics and Friends of CDC for sponsoring the party.

CDC’s Chairman, Sabrina Ho won the Directors of the Year Awards 2018

Ms Sabrina Ho, Chairman of the Child Development Centre (CDC), shares more on winning the Directors of the Year Awards 2018 in the ‘Statutory/Non-profit-distributing Organisations Categories’ as a first time participant.

CDC’s Chairman, Sabrina Ho won the Directors of the Year Awards 2018

Ms Sabrina Ho, Chairman of the Child Development Centre (CDC), shares more on winning the Directors of the Year Awards 2018 in the ‘Statutory/Non-profit-distributing Organisations Categories’ as a first time participant.

Learning Through Play – A Fun Day at the Holiday Farm

On 14th October 2018, we held a trip to the Holiday Farm. It was great to spend a fun-filled yet meaningful, day with 12 CDC families!

Learning Through Play – A Fun Day at the Holiday Farm

On 14th October 2018, we held a trip to the Holiday Farm. It was great to spend a fun-filled yet meaningful, day with 12 CDC families!

Benefits of Outdoor Play

Nowadays, children spend much of their time engaged with screens – tablets, phones, and computers. This means less time for outdoor play, from which children can benefit so much.

Benefits of Outdoor Play

Nowadays, children spend much of their time engaged with screens – tablets, phones, and computers. This means less time for outdoor play, from which children can benefit so much.

Take Action with Verbs

Children need to learn all kinds of words to be able to communicate, and verbs are necessary to help them to begin to build their first short sentences.

Take Action with Verbs

Children need to learn all kinds of words to be able to communicate, and verbs are necessary to help them to begin to build their first short sentences.

Five Board Games for Family Fun

Board games are a really great way to take time away from electronic devices, have a break from homework or to play on a rainy day.

Five Board Games for Family Fun

Board games are a really great way to take time away from electronic devices, have a break from homework or to play on a rainy day.

CDC’s First Vaccination Project

We were pleased to host our first Vaccination Project which provided a quadrivalent influenza vaccine against two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses.

CDC’s First Vaccination Project

We were pleased to host our first Vaccination Project which provided a quadrivalent influenza vaccine against two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses.

Children Can Help!

There are a lot of discussions on whether children should be given responsibilities at home. Some believe it helps and teaches them a lot of skills and others believe children should learn through play without any responsibilities or demands.

Children Can Help!

There are a lot of discussions on whether children should be given responsibilities at home. Some believe it helps and teaches them a lot of skills and others believe children should learn through play without any responsibilities or demands.

Everyone’s a Winner! — CDC’s Family Fun Sports Day 2018

Jumping, climbing, bouncing and racing, our children had a great day at the CDC’s Family Fun Sports Day!

Everyone’s a Winner! — CDC’s Family Fun Sports Day 2018

Jumping, climbing, bouncing and racing, our children had a great day at the CDC’s Family Fun Sports Day!

Weighted Items – Why Use Them?

At CDC, occupational therapists often recommend weighted items for children. Weighted items have many benefits.

Weighted Items – Why Use Them?

At CDC, occupational therapists often recommend weighted items for children. Weighted items have many benefits.

Visual Schedules

A visual schedule is a series of pictures showing a number of activities or tasks to be completed or have been completed for the day or the week, or step-by-step guidelines for an activity.

Visual Schedules

A visual schedule is a series of pictures showing a number of activities or tasks to be completed or have been completed for the day or the week, or step-by-step guidelines for an activity.

Handling Routines, Coping with Changes

Adhering to routines and resistance to change are common among young children, especially children with autism spectrum disorder.

Handling Routines, Coping with Changes

Adhering to routines and resistance to change are common among young children, especially children with autism spectrum disorder.

Stay Active With Gross Motor Activities 

Gross-motor skills are those that enable us to move around our environment and engage in games and sport. Gross-motor skills are the basis from which children develop other skills such as fine-motor skills and self-help skills.

Stay Active With Gross Motor Activities 

Gross-motor skills are those that enable us to move around our environment and engage in games and sport. Gross-motor skills are the basis from which children develop other skills such as fine-motor skills and self-help skills.

CDC Stories: Path to Primary School

Mr Fung is a father of two sons with special educational needs(SEN). His elder son, Karsten, was diagnosed with developmental delay at the age of one and a half, while his younger son, Enoch, has a delay in social and emotional development.

CDC Stories: Path to Primary School

Mr Fung is a father of two sons with special educational needs(SEN). His elder son, Karsten, was diagnosed with developmental delay at the age of one and a half, while his younger son, Enoch, has a delay in social and emotional development.

Antecedent Interventions

Antecedent-based interventions are a collection of proactive strategies that change the environment or the settings that have shown to trigger certain behaviours.

Antecedent Interventions

Antecedent-based interventions are a collection of proactive strategies that change the environment or the settings that have shown to trigger certain behaviours.

Building Interaction with Children with Autism – The Hanen Way

More Than Words – The Hanen Programme® is a family-focused, social-pragmatic intervention programme for young children with ASD. It is aimed to empower parents to become the primary facilitator of their child’s communication and language development.

Building Interaction with Children with Autism – The Hanen Way

More Than Words – The Hanen Programme® is a family-focused, social-pragmatic intervention programme for young children with ASD. It is aimed to empower parents to become the primary facilitator of their child’s communication and language development.

Keeping Children Active

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your children! Here are some suggestions for getting active this summer!

Keeping Children Active

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your children! Here are some suggestions for getting active this summer!

ECD Screening Programme 2017-18

In 2017/18, the CDC successfully organised 15 sessions of the screening outreach programme for 99 children and 137 parents, in order to raise parent’s awareness and knowledge of the importance of the early childhood years.

ECD Screening Programme 2017-18

In 2017/18, the CDC successfully organised 15 sessions of the screening outreach programme for 99 children and 137 parents, in order to raise parent’s awareness and knowledge of the importance of the early childhood years.

Daddy Daughter Ball 2018 – A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes

The 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Ball was successfully held on 9 June 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong!

Daddy Daughter Ball 2018 – A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes

The 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Ball was successfully held on 9 June 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong!

Summer Fun

As the weather heats up and summer is approaching, there’s no better place to go than the pool or the beach. Did you know that you can embed language in to these two activities? It starts with what you might bring.

Summer Fun

As the weather heats up and summer is approaching, there’s no better place to go than the pool or the beach. Did you know that you can embed language in to these two activities? It starts with what you might bring.

Develop Cognitive Skills Through Cooking

Most children like to imitate adults, so why not take this opportunity to bring your child to the kitchen and learn important skills through cooking. Creating dishes together can be a fun and rewarding experience for both of you.

Develop Cognitive Skills Through Cooking

Most children like to imitate adults, so why not take this opportunity to bring your child to the kitchen and learn important skills through cooking. Creating dishes together can be a fun and rewarding experience for both of you.

5 Misconceptions or Myths about Applied Behaviour Analysis

Nowadays, people are getting more familiar with the principles of ABA, because of its popularity for children with autism spectrum disorder, however there are still misconceptions.

5 Misconceptions or Myths about Applied Behaviour Analysis

Nowadays, people are getting more familiar with the principles of ABA, because of its popularity for children with autism spectrum disorder, however there are still misconceptions.

CDC Stories: Ethan’s Unique Learning Journey

The Maternal and Child Health Centre diagnosed Ethan with autism. Mr. and Mrs. Ngai started to devote their energy to helping Ethan and to seek early intervention.

CDC Stories: Ethan’s Unique Learning Journey

The Maternal and Child Health Centre diagnosed Ethan with autism. Mr. and Mrs. Ngai started to devote their energy to helping Ethan and to seek early intervention.

Exercises to Improve Handwriting for your Child

Helping your child improve the stability of these muscles will have a positive impact on their handwriting. Here are some activity ideas you can try with your child at home.

Exercises to Improve Handwriting for your Child

Helping your child improve the stability of these muscles will have a positive impact on their handwriting. Here are some activity ideas you can try with your child at home.

How to Create Positive Attachment through Play?

Play is an important part of child development which goes beyond working toward age-appropriate skills. Through engaging children in play in early years, children bond with their caregiver.

How to Create Positive Attachment through Play?

Play is an important part of child development which goes beyond working toward age-appropriate skills. Through engaging children in play in early years, children bond with their caregiver.

Trying New Food

Sometimes it’s not easy to get children to try new food, especially for children with special educational needs. Some children are sensitive to certain kinds of texture and smell, or items that are new to them.

Trying New Food

Sometimes it’s not easy to get children to try new food, especially for children with special educational needs. Some children are sensitive to certain kinds of texture and smell, or items that are new to them.

Quality Versus Quantity – Which Matters More in Language Development?

It is a well-known fact that talking to your child and exposing them to many different words helps them develop their language skills. However, this is not the be-all and end-all.

Quality Versus Quantity – Which Matters More in Language Development?

It is a well-known fact that talking to your child and exposing them to many different words helps them develop their language skills. However, this is not the be-all and end-all.

Develop Children’s Cognitive Skills Through Music Activities

Music not only brings joy to children, it also benefits children’s cognitive development. Music can then be used to motivate children to engage in learning activities.

Develop Children’s Cognitive Skills Through Music Activities

Music not only brings joy to children, it also benefits children’s cognitive development. Music can then be used to motivate children to engage in learning activities.

Emotion Regulation

Emotion regulation is the ability to control one’s emotion so that the response to the environment is socially appropriate.

Emotion Regulation

Emotion regulation is the ability to control one’s emotion so that the response to the environment is socially appropriate.

How Signs, Pictures and Gestures Can Facilitate your Communication with your Child

The idea is to supplement your verbal messages to your child by using an additional way to communicate.

How Signs, Pictures and Gestures Can Facilitate your Communication with your Child

The idea is to supplement your verbal messages to your child by using an additional way to communicate.

Hand Strengthening Activities

It is important that children are exposed to a variety of fine-motor activities to help develop good hand strength.

Hand Strengthening Activities

It is important that children are exposed to a variety of fine-motor activities to help develop good hand strength.

More Than ‘Good Job!’

Children build on their strengths and work on their weaknesses. This is one of the most important things to keep in mind when we are with the children.

More Than ‘Good Job!’

Children build on their strengths and work on their weaknesses. This is one of the most important things to keep in mind when we are with the children.

Language Fun in the Bath!

Bubbles and rubber ducks are bath time favourites. Did you know that you could use these and many other toys to work on language?

Language Fun in the Bath!

Bubbles and rubber ducks are bath time favourites. Did you know that you could use these and many other toys to work on language?

Tips for Handling Behaviours

Behaviours can be viewed as communication. There are reasons why children act the way they do, same goes for tantrums and misbehaviours.

Tips for Handling Behaviours

Behaviours can be viewed as communication. There are reasons why children act the way they do, same goes for tantrums and misbehaviours.

Congratulations! 18 Partners of the CDC have Conferred the Caring Company Logo

18 partners of the CDC have been awarded the ‘Caring Company’ / ‘Caring Organization’ logo.

Congratulations! 18 Partners of the CDC have Conferred the Caring Company Logo

18 partners of the CDC have been awarded the ‘Caring Company’ / ‘Caring Organization’ logo.

Protecting Your Child’s Voice

Protecting your child’s voice from day-to-day is essential to help them prevent voice problems. Problems can appear as children straining to talk, getting tired easily when talking or changes in their voice quality.

Protecting Your Child’s Voice

Protecting your child’s voice from day-to-day is essential to help them prevent voice problems. Problems can appear as children straining to talk, getting tired easily when talking or changes in their voice quality.

A Magical Family Day at Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland offered a magical experience to CDC families by giving 150 complimentary tickets through the Hong Kong Disneyland Community Involvement Program this year.

A Magical Family Day at Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland offered a magical experience to CDC families by giving 150 complimentary tickets through the Hong Kong Disneyland Community Involvement Program this year.

Hong Kong’s First Digital Interactive Platform for Children’s Learning Progress

We’re delighted to have received a generous donation from FWD Hong Kong to develop Hong Kong’s first-ever Digital Interactive Platform for Children’s Learning Progress.

Hong Kong’s First Digital Interactive Platform for Children’s Learning Progress

We’re delighted to have received a generous donation from FWD Hong Kong to develop Hong Kong’s first-ever Digital Interactive Platform for Children’s Learning Progress.

What Are Some Books That Teach Children To Safely Express Feelings?

A few books can help to guide families in exploring various emotions. These books explore that all feelings are okay, but it is what and how we deal with emotions that is important.

What Are Some Books That Teach Children To Safely Express Feelings?

A few books can help to guide families in exploring various emotions. These books explore that all feelings are okay, but it is what and how we deal with emotions that is important.

Snack and Learn

Filled with opportunities to request for, and talk about, favourite foods and drinks, snack time is wonderful for developing communication skills. This everyday activity is not only great for learning language but also helps facilitate parent-child bonding.

Snack and Learn

Filled with opportunities to request for, and talk about, favourite foods and drinks, snack time is wonderful for developing communication skills. This everyday activity is not only great for learning language but also helps facilitate parent-child bonding.

Urgent Notice To Parents – Suspension of Group Sessions

As our children are more prone to infection, all group programmes will be suspended starting from tomorrow Thursday 8th February.  We are scheduled to resume normal services after the Chinese New Year break on Monday 26th February.

Urgent Notice To Parents – Suspension of Group Sessions

As our children are more prone to infection, all group programmes will be suspended starting from tomorrow Thursday 8th February.  We are scheduled to resume normal services after the Chinese New Year break on Monday 26th February.

Create A Bowl – Tung Yao Child–Parent Ceramics Workshop

CDC was honoured to be the beneficiary of the Tung Yao Ceramic Design Studio’s Christmas Charity Sale. The proceeds enabled them to provide three ceramic workshops to CDC families.

Create A Bowl – Tung Yao Child–Parent Ceramics Workshop

CDC was honoured to be the beneficiary of the Tung Yao Ceramic Design Studio’s Christmas Charity Sale. The proceeds enabled them to provide three ceramic workshops to CDC families.

Tips to Assist Children’s Emotional Development

The style of parenting can make it either easier or harder for your children to master their emotional milestones.

Tips to Assist Children’s Emotional Development

The style of parenting can make it either easier or harder for your children to master their emotional milestones.

Announcement: Resignation of Chief Executive

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Executive Committee announces the departure of Virginia Wilson as Chief Executive of the CDC.

Announcement: Resignation of Chief Executive

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Executive Committee announces the departure of Virginia Wilson as Chief Executive of the CDC.

Parent Survey Feedback

It is important to us to receive feedback and helps us to improve our standards and meet the needs of our families better.

Parent Survey Feedback

It is important to us to receive feedback and helps us to improve our standards and meet the needs of our families better.

SWD Service Performance Monitoring – Review Visit

We are pleased to announce that the CDC passed with flying colours in the most recent SWD review of our quality standard and service compliance.

SWD Service Performance Monitoring – Review Visit

We are pleased to announce that the CDC passed with flying colours in the most recent SWD review of our quality standard and service compliance.

Five-Minute Sensory-Rich Activities

Just a few minutes of sensory-rich activities every day can enhance your child’s development.

Five-Minute Sensory-Rich Activities

Just a few minutes of sensory-rich activities every day can enhance your child’s development.

Prompting 101

Prompts are supplemental teaching aids that you add to a situation to increase the likelihood of our children responding correctly.

Prompting 101

Prompts are supplemental teaching aids that you add to a situation to increase the likelihood of our children responding correctly.

The Magic of Bubbles… from a Speech Therapist!

Here are some ways you can use bubbles to help your child’s language development.

The Magic of Bubbles… from a Speech Therapist!

Here are some ways you can use bubbles to help your child’s language development.

What Is Crossing The Midline And Why Is It Important?

Crossing the midline is when we move our arm or leg across the middle of our body to perform a task.

What Is Crossing The Midline And Why Is It Important?

Crossing the midline is when we move our arm or leg across the middle of our body to perform a task.

Messy Play: Slime

Messy play and slime are two things that parents usually want to avoid. However, messy play offers numerous opportunities for learning.

Messy Play: Slime

Messy play and slime are two things that parents usually want to avoid. However, messy play offers numerous opportunities for learning.

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Language, Learning and the Home

Many everyday situations can be turned into language-rich learning experiences that can also facilitate the development of the bond between the child and the caregiver.

Language, Learning and the Home

Many everyday situations can be turned into language-rich learning experiences that can also facilitate the development of the bond between the child and the caregiver.

Fidget Tools – What Are They and Why Do We Use Them?

Fidget tools are used to help children improve their concentration and attention by providing them additional sensory input such as touch sensation.

Fidget Tools – What Are They and Why Do We Use Them?

Fidget tools are used to help children improve their concentration and attention by providing them additional sensory input such as touch sensation.

Parenting Tips for Parents

Prioritise your schedule, take time to take care of yourself alongside your practice as parents. Build a positive and secure parent-child relationship, by talking and playing, your child before using any behavioural strategies.

Parenting Tips for Parents

Prioritise your schedule, take time to take care of yourself alongside your practice as parents. Build a positive and secure parent-child relationship, by talking and playing, your child before using any behavioural strategies.

Stuttering In Toddlers & Preschoolers

Dysfluent speech can be common in toddlers and pre-schoolers. It is characterised by disruptions in the flow of speech, also called ‘stuttering’.

Stuttering In Toddlers & Preschoolers

Dysfluent speech can be common in toddlers and pre-schoolers. It is characterised by disruptions in the flow of speech, also called ‘stuttering’.

Five Great Toys For Developing Your Child’s Language

Here we talk about five everyday (and easily purchased) toys and how you can use them to focus on developing and extending your child’s communication skills.

Five Great Toys For Developing Your Child’s Language

Here we talk about five everyday (and easily purchased) toys and how you can use them to focus on developing and extending your child’s communication skills.

CDC Awarded Certificate of Excellence in Hong Kong Sustainability Award

CDC was honoured to receive the Certificate of Excellence in the Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2016/2017.

CDC Awarded Certificate of Excellence in Hong Kong Sustainability Award

CDC was honoured to receive the Certificate of Excellence in the Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2016/2017.

Help Your Children Express Their Emotions

Some people may think that children will pick up the way to read and express emotions by themselves; and “teaching” about them is simply unnecessary.

Help Your Children Express Their Emotions

Some people may think that children will pick up the way to read and express emotions by themselves; and “teaching” about them is simply unnecessary.

Learning Through Playing – A Fun Day at Kadoorie Farm

Our trip to Kadoorie Farm was held successfully in perfect weather on 22nd October 2017.

Learning Through Playing – A Fun Day at Kadoorie Farm

Our trip to Kadoorie Farm was held successfully in perfect weather on 22nd October 2017.

Sharing Our Experience and Insight – A Guide for Teachers and Therapists in Preschools

CDC’s multidisciplinary team has combined their extensive experience to produce the “Guide for Teachers and Therapists: Strategies to successfully include children with special educational needs in the preschool”.

Sharing Our Experience and Insight – A Guide for Teachers and Therapists in Preschools

CDC’s multidisciplinary team has combined their extensive experience to produce the “Guide for Teachers and Therapists: Strategies to successfully include children with special educational needs in the preschool”.

Continuing Mutual Support – The 43rd Sedan Chair Race and Bazaar

The 43rd Sedan Chair Race, organised by the Sedan Chair Charities Fund (SCCF), was successfully held at Matilda International Hospital on the Peak on 29th October.

Continuing Mutual Support – The 43rd Sedan Chair Race and Bazaar

The 43rd Sedan Chair Race, organised by the Sedan Chair Charities Fund (SCCF), was successfully held at Matilda International Hospital on the Peak on 29th October.

Drink Wine for a Cause – A sophisticated way to support the CDC

The Fine Wine Experience has teamed up with the Child Development Centre (CDC) to create a brighter future for our children!

Drink Wine for a Cause – A sophisticated way to support the CDC

The Fine Wine Experience has teamed up with the Child Development Centre (CDC) to create a brighter future for our children!

Getting Ready to Learn

Children start learning the moment they come into this world. All children develop and acquire new skills at different rates.

Getting Ready to Learn

Children start learning the moment they come into this world. All children develop and acquire new skills at different rates.

Knowing Your Child’s Learning Style

Each child learns and interacts with the world in different ways. Most toddlers begin to show preference for a particular learning style.

Knowing Your Child’s Learning Style

Each child learns and interacts with the world in different ways. Most toddlers begin to show preference for a particular learning style.

Helping Your Child Sleep Better

Common problems with children’s sleep include inconsistent sleep routines, difficulty falling asleep, nighttime and early morning awakening and restlessness.

Helping Your Child Sleep Better

Common problems with children’s sleep include inconsistent sleep routines, difficulty falling asleep, nighttime and early morning awakening and restlessness.

Backward Chaining

Backward Chaining is a useful strategy to enable your child to learn new skills. It involves breaking down a task into simple steps (task analysis) and teaching them in reverse order.

Backward Chaining

Backward Chaining is a useful strategy to enable your child to learn new skills. It involves breaking down a task into simple steps (task analysis) and teaching them in reverse order.

Visual Perception

Some children have 20/20 vision but they can still have problems with visual perception processing. It has nothing to do with their vision.

Visual Perception

Some children have 20/20 vision but they can still have problems with visual perception processing. It has nothing to do with their vision.

Your Extended Learning Support Team @ International Schools Festival

We were pleased to participate in the fantastic educational event in town – Hong Kong International Schools Festival, which was organised by the SCMP Education Post on 16 September 2017 at JW Marriott Hotel.

Your Extended Learning Support Team @ International Schools Festival

We were pleased to participate in the fantastic educational event in town – Hong Kong International Schools Festival, which was organised by the SCMP Education Post on 16 September 2017 at JW Marriott Hotel.

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Auditory Memory

Children with language difficulties often struggle with auditory memory. They often have trouble remembering longer instructions, and may only remember parts of what they hear.

Auditory Memory

Children with language difficulties often struggle with auditory memory. They often have trouble remembering longer instructions, and may only remember parts of what they hear.

Develop Phonological Awareness in Early Years

Phonological awareness is the understanding and manipulating the structural features in spoken words, namely rhymes, syllables and phonemes.

Develop Phonological Awareness in Early Years

Phonological awareness is the understanding and manipulating the structural features in spoken words, namely rhymes, syllables and phonemes.

Centre Appraisal August 2017 Update

In 2014 the CDC committed itself to an ongoing process of internal and external review. Internal reviews have been in the form of staff questionnaires, meetings and exit interviews and we are pleased to say, are now firmly in place.

Centre Appraisal August 2017 Update

In 2014 the CDC committed itself to an ongoing process of internal and external review. Internal reviews have been in the form of staff questionnaires, meetings and exit interviews and we are pleased to say, are now firmly in place.

Learning from our Special Education Needs (SEN) Experts from the UK @ The Whole Child Approach Seminar

We were delighted to invite two experienced SEN educational experts from the UK to give us an educational seminar on ‘The Whole Child Approach’.

Learning from our Special Education Needs (SEN) Experts from the UK @ The Whole Child Approach Seminar

We were delighted to invite two experienced SEN educational experts from the UK to give us an educational seminar on ‘The Whole Child Approach’.

How to Choose a Kindergarten That Suits Your Child

The choices for early childhood education in Hong Kong are extensive, as a visit to any of the increasingly popular kindergarten fairs makes clear.

How to Choose a Kindergarten That Suits Your Child

The choices for early childhood education in Hong Kong are extensive, as a visit to any of the increasingly popular kindergarten fairs makes clear.

Top Tips to Make Transition to a New School Easier!

Moving to a new environment such as a new classroom or a new school can be difficult for any child.

Top Tips to Make Transition to a New School Easier!

Moving to a new environment such as a new classroom or a new school can be difficult for any child.

Toy Rotation

With a toy rotation system, toys are sorted and categorised into boxes.

Toy Rotation

With a toy rotation system, toys are sorted and categorised into boxes.

Helpful Hints When Potty/Toilet Training

Toilet training can often be a stressful time, but it is an important milestone for every child.

Helpful Hints When Potty/Toilet Training

Toilet training can often be a stressful time, but it is an important milestone for every child.

Setting up an Individualised Educational Plan (IEP)

Children with delays or learning difficulties may require some special educational services in schools. This may include an Individualised educational plan (IEP).

Setting up an Individualised Educational Plan (IEP)

Children with delays or learning difficulties may require some special educational services in schools. This may include an Individualised educational plan (IEP).

Task Analysis

Task analysis is the evidence-based practice of breaking a complex task down into smaller, more teachable steps.

Task Analysis

Task analysis is the evidence-based practice of breaking a complex task down into smaller, more teachable steps.

Tips to Improve Writing Readiness

Handwriting is one of the important skills necessary for academic success. Pre-writing skills are the building blocks of writing readiness.

Tips to Improve Writing Readiness

Handwriting is one of the important skills necessary for academic success. Pre-writing skills are the building blocks of writing readiness.

Working Memory

Working memory refers to how we hold on to and work with information. It is key to our learning and ability to function successfully within our environment.

Working Memory

Working memory refers to how we hold on to and work with information. It is key to our learning and ability to function successfully within our environment.

Fun at the Supermarket

Taking your child to the supermarket is a fabulous opportunity for developing their language. You can turn any situation (e.g. going to the park, play-time etc) into a language-rich experience.

Fun at the Supermarket

Taking your child to the supermarket is a fabulous opportunity for developing their language. You can turn any situation (e.g. going to the park, play-time etc) into a language-rich experience.

iPads/tablets for Learning

iPads and tablets have become readily available, with most households having access to one or more devices. Being portable and offering hours of entertainment, they are definitely a favourite amongst children.

iPads/tablets for Learning

iPads and tablets have become readily available, with most households having access to one or more devices. Being portable and offering hours of entertainment, they are definitely a favourite amongst children.

Self-Stimulation Behaviours in Kids

Self-stimulation behaviours simply means any repetitive body or object movement. Often these present as staring at lights, moving fingers in front of the eyes, hand-flapping, rocking, and jumping.

Self-Stimulation Behaviours in Kids

Self-stimulation behaviours simply means any repetitive body or object movement. Often these present as staring at lights, moving fingers in front of the eyes, hand-flapping, rocking, and jumping.

Getting ‘ahead’ with Special Educational Needs (SEN) School Applications (English speaking)

There are a number of SEN school options for English-speaking families in Hong Kong. These schools offer programmes for children with moderate to high needs.

Getting ‘ahead’ with Special Educational Needs (SEN) School Applications (English speaking)

There are a number of SEN school options for English-speaking families in Hong Kong. These schools offer programmes for children with moderate to high needs.

Using a Visual Schedule

A visual schedule communicates the sequence of an upcoming task or event through the use of photos, images and/or symbols.

Using a Visual Schedule

A visual schedule communicates the sequence of an upcoming task or event through the use of photos, images and/or symbols.

A New Way to Support CDC – Be Beautiful Inside and Out!

CDC is delighted to partner with Airplay Blow Dry Bar for a meaningful cause.

A New Way to Support CDC – Be Beautiful Inside and Out!

CDC is delighted to partner with Airplay Blow Dry Bar for a meaningful cause.

ECD Screener 2016-17

This has been an exciting year for the CDC’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Screener programme with a large increase in its uptake within the community.

ECD Screener 2016-17

This has been an exciting year for the CDC’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Screener programme with a large increase in its uptake within the community.

Getting to Know Your Child’s Teacher and Preparing for Your Parent Teacher Conference

Having a positive and effective relationship with your child’s teacher will lead to a better understanding of your child’s strengths and needs.

Getting to Know Your Child’s Teacher and Preparing for Your Parent Teacher Conference

Having a positive and effective relationship with your child’s teacher will lead to a better understanding of your child’s strengths and needs.

Learning To Play In Competitive Games

There are different ways to facilitate competitive games which gradually should help young children understand the concept of winning and losing later.

Learning To Play In Competitive Games

There are different ways to facilitate competitive games which gradually should help young children understand the concept of winning and losing later.

Connecting with Schools and Parents @ The Kindergartens Festival 2017

The SCMP Education Post has generously sponsored the CDC an exhibition booth at the Kindergartens Festival 2017.

Connecting with Schools and Parents @ The Kindergartens Festival 2017

The SCMP Education Post has generously sponsored the CDC an exhibition booth at the Kindergartens Festival 2017.

Using Maths Language to Strengthen Maths Skills in Early Years Development

During early years development, children begin to learn maths ideas and try to internalise relationships between these ideas with the real world.

Using Maths Language to Strengthen Maths Skills in Early Years Development

During early years development, children begin to learn maths ideas and try to internalise relationships between these ideas with the real world.

Attention

Attention is an essential tool for basic learning. Weak attention negatively affects the quality of learning in the classroom.

Attention

Attention is an essential tool for basic learning. Weak attention negatively affects the quality of learning in the classroom.

Using a Token Economy System at Home!

A token economy system is a way of recognising, promoting and rewarding behaviour. Children are given ‘tokens’ when they show a positive behaviour and this is exchanged for a bigger reward.

Using a Token Economy System at Home!

A token economy system is a way of recognising, promoting and rewarding behaviour. Children are given ‘tokens’ when they show a positive behaviour and this is exchanged for a bigger reward.

Hearing

It is generally recommended that children have their hearing checked annually up until the early primary years.

Hearing

It is generally recommended that children have their hearing checked annually up until the early primary years.

How Do We Foster Children’s Creativity?

The development of creativity in early years essentially guides children to develop problem-solving skills in later years.

How Do We Foster Children’s Creativity?

The development of creativity in early years essentially guides children to develop problem-solving skills in later years.

Promoting Turn Taking With Peers

Learning to take turns is one of the most crucial social skills in our daily life especially when we want to develop friendships, communicate with others and take part in games.

Promoting Turn Taking With Peers

Learning to take turns is one of the most crucial social skills in our daily life especially when we want to develop friendships, communicate with others and take part in games.

5 Critical Skills for Reading Readiness

This article aims to help you identify signs that your child is ready to begin reading, as well as ways to encourage reading in your daily routine.

5 Critical Skills for Reading Readiness

This article aims to help you identify signs that your child is ready to begin reading, as well as ways to encourage reading in your daily routine.

The Child Development Centre at Caring Company Partnership Expo to explore strategic collaborations with companies

The CDC was also pleased to participate at the Caring Company Partnership Expo on 10th March 2017 to explore strategic collaboration opportunities with various companies and organisations.

The Child Development Centre at Caring Company Partnership Expo to explore strategic collaborations with companies

The CDC was also pleased to participate at the Caring Company Partnership Expo on 10th March 2017 to explore strategic collaboration opportunities with various companies and organisations.

Eating Out with Your Young Child

Some would say, one of the hardest things about having young children, is eating out in public. Parents are often concerned about their child’s behaviour in restaurants such as running around, talking loudly, or having a meltdown.

Eating Out with Your Young Child

Some would say, one of the hardest things about having young children, is eating out in public. Parents are often concerned about their child’s behaviour in restaurants such as running around, talking loudly, or having a meltdown.

Family Fun Day at Hong Kong Disneyland

We were delighted to receive 120 complimentary tickets from Hong Kong Disneyland through the Hong Kong Disneyland Community Involvement Program.

Family Fun Day at Hong Kong Disneyland

We were delighted to receive 120 complimentary tickets from Hong Kong Disneyland through the Hong Kong Disneyland Community Involvement Program.

Upper Body Strengthening Ideas

Developing good upper body strength is important for mobility, fine motor skills, and self- help skills.

Upper Body Strengthening Ideas

Developing good upper body strength is important for mobility, fine motor skills, and self- help skills.

How to Support Your Child’s Bilingualism?

Research shows that bilingualism itself doesn’t cause language delay. Children learning two languages may be slower to start talking, but research shows this is normal.

How to Support Your Child’s Bilingualism?

Research shows that bilingualism itself doesn’t cause language delay. Children learning two languages may be slower to start talking, but research shows this is normal.

Ground Rules that Work!

Ground rules are helpful for children to understand what the limits are and what behaviour is expected.

Ground Rules that Work!

Ground rules are helpful for children to understand what the limits are and what behaviour is expected.

Kung Hei Fat Choi – learning language through the Chinese New Year festival!

Here are some tips on how to make the most out of the upcoming holiday to enhance your child’s language.

Kung Hei Fat Choi – learning language through the Chinese New Year festival!

Here are some tips on how to make the most out of the upcoming holiday to enhance your child’s language.

Sensory Diets

Sensory processing is the organisation of sensory input received from the body and the environment for use in daily life.

Sensory Diets

Sensory processing is the organisation of sensory input received from the body and the environment for use in daily life.

Let Language Lead the Way to Literacy

Learn how to develop the best environment that will lay the foundations for literacy.

Let Language Lead the Way to Literacy

Learn how to develop the best environment that will lay the foundations for literacy.

Effects of Stress on Children

It is believed that even the youngest child can sense tension in the immediate environment and/or in caregiver(s).

Effects of Stress on Children

It is believed that even the youngest child can sense tension in the immediate environment and/or in caregiver(s).

Watch Your Child’s Back! Tips for the Best School Bag

A suitable backpack is very important for your children when they are ready for preschool.

Watch Your Child’s Back! Tips for the Best School Bag

A suitable backpack is very important for your children when they are ready for preschool.

Safeguarding Your Money

We understand it is important for you to know that the money received by us through various channels is used in a careful and governed manner.

Safeguarding Your Money

We understand it is important for you to know that the money received by us through various channels is used in a careful and governed manner.

Sharing

Toddlers are not developmentally ready to ‘share’. The ability to share of course varies from child to child.

Sharing

Toddlers are not developmentally ready to ‘share’. The ability to share of course varies from child to child.

Parent Survey helps improve CDC’s services

In November we sent out a survey to all CDC parents, seeking feedback on the quality of our environment, the assessment process etc.

Parent Survey helps improve CDC’s services

In November we sent out a survey to all CDC parents, seeking feedback on the quality of our environment, the assessment process etc.

iPads, Computers and TVs – striking a balance

Many parents are concerned about how long their children are spending looking at the screen of an iPhone, iPad, computer or TV.

iPads, Computers and TVs – striking a balance

Many parents are concerned about how long their children are spending looking at the screen of an iPhone, iPad, computer or TV.

Off on Holiday?

Going away for the festive season? It is always challenging travelling with young children.

Off on Holiday?

Going away for the festive season? It is always challenging travelling with young children.

Special Smile Free Dental Project

We were delighted to have the Special Smile Dental Project for the second consecutive year at the CDC. The free service was organised by the Dental Command of Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Brigade.

Special Smile Free Dental Project

We were delighted to have the Special Smile Dental Project for the second consecutive year at the CDC. The free service was organised by the Dental Command of Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Brigade.

Functions of Behaviour

All behaviour is a form of communication and enables your child to interact with his/her environment. It is important to remember that your child’s behaviour always serves a purpose

Functions of Behaviour

All behaviour is a form of communication and enables your child to interact with his/her environment. It is important to remember that your child’s behaviour always serves a purpose

Scissor Skills

Scissor skills are often a frightening prospect for parents to encounter. Why should my child learn to cut with scissors? At what age should I expose my child to using scissors and scissor safety?

Scissor Skills

Scissor skills are often a frightening prospect for parents to encounter. Why should my child learn to cut with scissors? At what age should I expose my child to using scissors and scissor safety?

Managing a Young Child’s Behaviours

The following ideas suggest how to deal with a child’s undesirable behaviour, while allowing the parent/ carer not to be become too stressed.

Managing a Young Child’s Behaviours

The following ideas suggest how to deal with a child’s undesirable behaviour, while allowing the parent/ carer not to be become too stressed.

Happy Parenting

We have successfully finished running our first round of Happy Parenting and the course was a huge success!

Happy Parenting

We have successfully finished running our first round of Happy Parenting and the course was a huge success!

Receiving while Giving – CDC at the 42nd Matilda Bazaar and Sedan Chair Race

The 42nd Matilda Bazaar and Sedan Chair Race was successfully held last Sunday, 30th October 2016, at the Peak.

Receiving while Giving – CDC at the 42nd Matilda Bazaar and Sedan Chair Race

The 42nd Matilda Bazaar and Sedan Chair Race was successfully held last Sunday, 30th October 2016, at the Peak.

Getting the most out of assessment feedback or parent-teacher meetings

Parent-professional meetings are wonderful opportunities to plan together, exchange advice and have constructive input into your child’s developmental/educational experience.

Getting the most out of assessment feedback or parent-teacher meetings

Parent-professional meetings are wonderful opportunities to plan together, exchange advice and have constructive input into your child’s developmental/educational experience.

On the farm – Helping your child’s speech and language development

Play time is the best platform for language development. The most important thing is to find toys that your child loves.

On the farm – Helping your child’s speech and language development

Play time is the best platform for language development. The most important thing is to find toys that your child loves.

Jump, run, swing and talk!

Language learning is not limited to structured activities. It can be learnt anytime and anywhere. Not only is the playground a place to promote your child’s physical development, it is also a perfect place to facilitate language and social development.

Jump, run, swing and talk!

Language learning is not limited to structured activities. It can be learnt anytime and anywhere. Not only is the playground a place to promote your child’s physical development, it is also a perfect place to facilitate language and social development.

Parents Grasped Free Child Development Tools at the International Schools Festival

CDC was honoured to take part in the International Schools Festival, an international schools event for parents organised by SCMP Education Post.

Parents Grasped Free Child Development Tools at the International Schools Festival

CDC was honoured to take part in the International Schools Festival, an international schools event for parents organised by SCMP Education Post.

Establishing Real Relationships with Numbers 1 to 5

The goal with pre-schoolers in early numeracy is to establish real relationships with numbers to create a solid base that can be built upon as they grow.

Establishing Real Relationships with Numbers 1 to 5

The goal with pre-schoolers in early numeracy is to establish real relationships with numbers to create a solid base that can be built upon as they grow.

How To Handle Picky Eaters

Children can become picky eaters for a number of reasons. Some children are born more sensitive to taste, smell and texture. However, picky eating habits are more likely to develop when children are being punished, bribed or rewarded for their eating behaviours.

How To Handle Picky Eaters

Children can become picky eaters for a number of reasons. Some children are born more sensitive to taste, smell and texture. However, picky eating habits are more likely to develop when children are being punished, bribed or rewarded for their eating behaviours.

Local Primary 1 Admission Talk

The ‘Local Primary 1 Admission Talk’ was held on 3 September at the Child Development Centre, to help parents tackle and iron out their concerns.

Local Primary 1 Admission Talk

The ‘Local Primary 1 Admission Talk’ was held on 3 September at the Child Development Centre, to help parents tackle and iron out their concerns.

Primary 1 Admission Talk

The CDC held a “Primary 1 Admission Talk” for both the parents in CDC and Watchdog on 23rd August 2016. The talk aimed to give parents information and tools to choose a school that best fits their child’s needs.

Primary 1 Admission Talk

The CDC held a “Primary 1 Admission Talk” for both the parents in CDC and Watchdog on 23rd August 2016. The talk aimed to give parents information and tools to choose a school that best fits their child’s needs.

‘The Way We Are’ – Radio Interview

On 27th March 2016, CDC’s Chief Executive, Virginia Wilson, spoke about CDC’s belief of ‘Individual education for individual needs’ on the Commercial Radio’s show ‘The Way We Are’.

‘The Way We Are’ – Radio Interview

On 27th March 2016, CDC’s Chief Executive, Virginia Wilson, spoke about CDC’s belief of ‘Individual education for individual needs’ on the Commercial Radio’s show ‘The Way We Are’.

Congratulations! 11 Partners of the CDC receive Caring Company Logo

Congratulations! 11 Partners of The Child Development Centre (“CDC”) have received the award of a Caring Company Logo.

Congratulations! 11 Partners of the CDC receive Caring Company Logo

Congratulations! 11 Partners of The Child Development Centre (“CDC”) have received the award of a Caring Company Logo.

Twinkle Dance Company Special Needs Program 2016

This year Twinkle Dance Company will be opening 4 complimentary dance workshops for special needs children.

Twinkle Dance Company Special Needs Program 2016

This year Twinkle Dance Company will be opening 4 complimentary dance workshops for special needs children.

School Dental Care Service Update

Children (at primary school level) without a school registration can join the service in certain special circumstances

School Dental Care Service Update

Children (at primary school level) without a school registration can join the service in certain special circumstances

Parenting Challenges

Being a parent to a child with special needs is the most challenging, yet rewarding experience

Parenting Challenges

Being a parent to a child with special needs is the most challenging, yet rewarding experience

Other Family Members

Consider how you may want to let other family members know about your child’s special needs

Other Family Members

Consider how you may want to let other family members know about your child’s special needs

Siblings

It is important to be aware that having a child with special needs affects not only the parents but siblings

Siblings

It is important to be aware that having a child with special needs affects not only the parents but siblings

Schools

Having a clear understanding of your child’s strengths and available schooling options helps

Schools

Having a clear understanding of your child’s strengths and available schooling options helps

Waiting List

In Hong Kong there are many more children than there are spaces available at schools and service centres

Waiting List

In Hong Kong there are many more children than there are spaces available at schools and service centres

Finance

There is no better time than right now, to get financially-prepared for your child’s education and future

Finance

There is no better time than right now, to get financially-prepared for your child’s education and future

Developmental vs. Psycho-educational Assessments

Here are some tips on how Developmental and Psycho-educational Assessments differ

Developmental vs. Psycho-educational Assessments

Here are some tips on how Developmental and Psycho-educational Assessments differ

Q&A on Schooling and Preparing for Primary School

Common questions about schooling and prepping for primary school such as “How does ESF run their learning support?” with answers from our team of experts

Q&A on Schooling and Preparing for Primary School

Common questions about schooling and prepping for primary school such as “How does ESF run their learning support?” with answers from our team of experts

Steps to Effective Parenting

15 steps to help be a more effective parent and encouraging cooperation

Steps to Effective Parenting

15 steps to help be a more effective parent and encouraging cooperation

Top Questions When Choosing a School

Top Ten Questions you need to ask yourself when choosing a school for your child

Top Questions When Choosing a School

Top Ten Questions you need to ask yourself when choosing a school for your child

Primary School Readiness

Skills your child needs before they enter ‘big school’

Primary School Readiness

Skills your child needs before they enter ‘big school’

Spoiling & Discipline

Six signs of spoiling & effective discipline tips to avoid brat attacks

Spoiling & Discipline

Six signs of spoiling & effective discipline tips to avoid brat attacks

Signs of Anxiety

Signs that your child may be overly anxious

Signs of Anxiety

Signs that your child may be overly anxious

Potty Training

Signs of toilet-training readiness & training tips

Potty Training

Signs of toilet-training readiness & training tips

Healthy TV Time

Watch what your children watch! Four top tips & TV use.

Healthy TV Time

Watch what your children watch! Four top tips & TV use.

Dealing With Separation

Things to do with your child to avoid separation issues.

Dealing With Separation

Things to do with your child to avoid separation issues.

Age-Appropriate Activities

Remember earlier does not necessarily mean better. Don’t force your child to do an activity they are not interested in – you may do more harm than good.

Age-Appropriate Activities

Remember earlier does not necessarily mean better. Don’t force your child to do an activity they are not interested in – you may do more harm than good.

New Term

We have had a busy start to the term and it has been so much fun! We have learnt about ourselves, our community and now we are learning about transportation.

New Term

We have had a busy start to the term and it has been so much fun! We have learnt about ourselves, our community and now we are learning about transportation.

Fun with Speech and Language – Our Little Talkers Group

Run by a Speech and Language Therapist, Our Little Talkers group is aimed at children who are just starting to put words together in short sentences.

Fun with Speech and Language – Our Little Talkers Group

Run by a Speech and Language Therapist, Our Little Talkers group is aimed at children who are just starting to put words together in short sentences.