What is Inattentive ADHD?

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and to be effectively diagnosed, your child needs to have one of these three elements. By adding “inattentive” into the mix means your child may also have trouble concentrating and with attention to detail.  You may be able to identify this child easily, as they fidget, can’t sit
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Cornflake and Quinoa Cookies Recipe

Working out of CCH in Keilor, DR Brooke Harcourt is our Paediatric and Maternal Dietitian with Family Dietetics. Brooke believes in working with children and their families to develop personalised and attainable nutrition goals. As our Dietician, we have asked Brooke to share a tasty and nutritious recipe with us. Brooke receives lots of requests for this
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Screen Time Guidelines for Children

In April this year, the World Health Organisation issued the first-ever guidelines for kids’ screen time.    The reason behind this was because “Achieving health for all means doing what is best for health right from the beginning of people’s lives,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement. “Early childhood is a period
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Working Memory in children

Working memory refers to the ability to hold and manipulate information in the head over short periods of time. It’s the capacity to hold information in mind for the purpose of completing a task, encoding information, or generating goals, plans, and sequential steps to achieving goals. Working memory is essential to carry out multi-step activities,
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School Readiness Starts Be-4

The question that runs through many parents’ minds when they make the decision to enrol in school is “Will my child be school ready?” when January rolls around. The transition to school is one of the biggest challenges in early childhood. There has been a revolution in the way that school readiness has been conceptualised
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