FREE speech therapy screenings!!!!!!

We have been working really hard to bring a dedicated speech therapy clinic to Feilding, NZ and now it’s ready! We are proud as punch to announce the opening of Sounds Good Speech Therapy at 11 Beattie Street, Feilding. To celebrate we are offering the community FREE 20 MINUTE SCREENING SESSIONS. This is a great way for you to see what speech therapy is all about or to decide if speech therapy would benefit your child. Call Kirsty to book a session or to ask a question – 021 128 1664

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10 things you should do to establish your child’s love of reading from a young age.

Start a routine of reading a story every day, starting from when your child is born (or soon after). Even though a new born can’t yet understand the words you are saying, they love to hear your familiar voice and lots of stories have rhythms to them that babies respond really well to. When I had a colicky new born I read and read to him and this helped him settle and sleep (and probably kept me sane). Our family still reads stories together multiple times every day. Set up a routine early and reading easily becomes part of everyday life. Also, when we read stories to babies they have… Read More

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Language Development for Christmas!

Do you wish you could ask Santa for an improvement in your child’s vocabulary or grammar? Well, you can help Santa to add the right toy to your child’s stocking at Christmas time. You don’t want to put some boring flashcards into a stocking because no one finds these fun, especially for Christmas! Luckily there are fun and educational toys available everywhere and at a wide range of prices. A fantastic toy to encourage language development is a playset. “What’s a playset?” I hear you ask. Playsets are those toys that have a number of different parts that follow a theme and are used together in open ended play. Most… Read More

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