How do I make my child less autistic?
David has previously talked about what it is we treat in an autistic child and in this video discusses how we treat it. He looks at Adaptive vs. Remedial intervention – the history, present and emerging intervention techniques.
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What is Autism? – Beyond the clinical diagnosis
In this video David explains from his 25 years experience working with children with autism what autism is and what are the real world affects.
Autism Intervention Strategies
What does intervention with an Autistic child look like? David explores a range of practical strategies with real world examples that can help in raising the IQ and EQ (Emotional…
How to improve my child’s social development?
In this video, David looks at how to treat the core deficit of an Autistic child - their social referencing.
Determining your child’s social developmental level
How tall is your child’s brain? David looks at how to meet them at this level, so we can set the bar where they can jump.
Weight and Body Image Issues in Children
Accredited dietitian and nutritionist Deb answers a ParentTV members question: "Just asking some advice on how to address children, in particular, preteen/teen girls who have issues with their weight/ body…
Checking in on your child’s Emotional Wellbeing
There are many things that can impact on a child's emotional wellbeing. One thing, in particular, is actually the emotional wellbeing of their friends. In this video, Brooke discusses how…
What counsellors wish parents knew
Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents new about kids and young people.
What is counselling and how does it work?
We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…
How to talk to your child and get them to open up
Amanda from Kids Helpline shares her tips for talking to children, tweens and teens in a way that makes them feel safe and comfortable to open up about what they…
Helping your child navigate dating, relationships and break ups
Inevitably at some point in your child's life, they are going to enter the world of dating, relationships, and breakups. Here you can find out what you need to know…
Understanding the causes of mental health in young people
There has been a significant increase in mental health issues in children and young people and Kids Helpline is seeing this every day. Amanda explains some of the causes of…
Understanding Suicide in young people
Suicide is a very tricky topic to understand and talk about as there is a lot of stigma and misinformation out there about it. Amanda from Kids Helpline discusses everything…
Family Relationships – connecting, communicating and resolving conflict
Young people are figuring out how to connect, communicate and resolve conflict with their families. How do we model healthy conflict resolution to our children, and also give them permission…
What kids wish parents knew
Kids Helpline speaks to kids of all ages each day and have seen a theme of three main things kids want their parents to know about them.