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What to do if you suspect your child has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Music therapist and brain care specialist Allison Davies answers a ParentTV members question: “I have concerns that my 14 year old has signs of sensory processing disorder. Since birth he…

Why Children Don’t Make Good Decisions

It can be frustrating when we explain things over and over again to our children, but they continue to make the wrong decision. This video helps us to understand the…

Using Rhythm to Manage Hyperactivity

Music Therapist Allison talks about how we can use music to encourage the change in a child’s behaviour. This is particularly useful for children who are experiencing hyperactivity. Watch video…

Understanding Hyperactivity

What is hyperactivity? Music Therapist Allison talks through what is happening in the brain when hyperactivity occurs and what that means for a child’s behaviour. Watch the next video on…

How Predictability Helps Children Function

Predictability for your child is more than just a routine. Allison discusses how creating a predictable environment for your child can help mould their behaviour and brain function.

Using Music to Express Emotion

Music Therapist Allison talks about the importance of teaching children (and ourselves as adults) to move emotions so that we can better deal with them. Music is one of the…

What is anxiety and why are children experiencing it?

What is anxiety and what does it look like in a child, both physically and mentally? Allison discusses the signs to look for and causes for the increase of anxiety…

The difference between tantrums and meltdowns

Do you know the difference between and tantrum and a meltdown? Allison explores that characteristics of and motives behind each of these, sharing ways in which you can help manage…

How to manage Sensory Overload

With so much sensory information rivalling for our children’s attention, how do we help them manage the messages to try and avoid them coming to the point of overwhelm? Click…

Understanding Overwhelm

What is overwhelm and why are our children experiencing it? Allison looks at triggers and solutions to help your child through these experiences.

Understanding the Sensory Systems

Let’s take a look inside your child’s brain and see why they behave the way they do, because behaviour is always a by-product of what is going on in the…

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