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  • Research-Based Benefits of Parental Guidance & Coaching on Child Development

      With healthcare systems overrun, and families unable to access support easily, can parents provide support to their children when guided by a q...
  • Sensory Sensitivities - Socks, Shoes, Tights, & Underwear

      Sensory sensitivities in children, specifically when it comes to tolerating clothing items like socks, shoes, tights, and underwear is very com...
  • How many words should my child say? From birth to 5 years of age.

      This is a question many parents have as their child develops year to year. Children develop at their own rate. Some children may not have all t...
  • Sensory Processing

    When should I choose this area of focus for my Gabadoo? We have 8 known sensory systems: tactile (touch), auditory (sound), visual (sight), taste, ...
  • Concentration

    When should I choose this area of focus for my Gabadoo? If your child is having trouble sustaining their attention to a given task (e.g. homework o...
  • Expressive Language

    When should I choose this 'Area of Focus' for my Gabadoo? Expressive Language refers to our spoken language skills and it allows a child to express...
  • Handwriting

    When should I choose this area of focus for my Gabadoo? Handwriting is a very complex skill so if your child is finding it challenging or just need...
  • Non Verbal Communication

    When should I choose this 'Area of Focus' for my Gabadoo? Non-verbal communication refers to the use of facial expressions, gestures, eye contact, ...
  • Assistive Technology

    When should I choose this area of focus for my Gabadoo? The area of focus 'assistive technology' on Gabadoo refers to how a device or system can he...
  • Self Help Skills

    When should I choose this area of focus for my Gabadoo? Self help skills also referred to as daily living skills relates to grooming tasks (i.e. sh...
  • Social / Pragmatic Language

    When should I choose this 'Area of Focus' for my Gabadoo? Pragmatic language or social communication refers to the social language skills that we u...
  • Auditory Memory

    When should I choose this area of focus for my Gabadoo? Auditory memory (memory for spoken word) involves being able to take in the information pre...