How to help children with Selective Mutism

Children with selective mutism are physically capable of speaking, but do not speak in specific situations or to specific people. For more information on Selective Mutism and how it presents in children, read this article: http://www.childpsych.co.za/barriers-to-learning/selective-mutism/ Selective Mutism (SM) is a debilitating disorder and may have a very negative impact on a child’s daily functioning in […]

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Die impak van leerprobleme en gestremdhede

Die take wat ons daagliks  in ons gesins-lewe moet takel kan met tye moeilik genoeg wees, maar as ‘n familielid gestrem is of leerprobleme het kan dit soveel meer uitdagend wees en geweldige druk op die familie-sisteem plaas.  Dit  kan fisies en emosioneel uitputtend wees, gaan dikwels gepaard met verwarrende emosies soos  woede, frustrasie, skuldgevoelens  […]

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Teenage Pregnancy

I was recently invited by Radio 786 to talk about the worrying phenomenon of teenage pregnancy in our schools and communities.   Listen to the full interview here: Teenage Pregnancy 130217 Pt 2

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Discrimination against Educational Psychologists

The following letter was submitted to the Competitions Tribunal by EPASSA (Educational Psychology Association of South Africa) on the 8th of March 2017 and summarises so clearly the unfair and discriminatory actions of several Medical Aids against Educational Psychologists.   8 March 2017   SUBMISSION TO THE COMPETITIONS TRIBUNAL BY THE EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF […]

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