Prosody is the pitch and tone of the human voice. It is the very essence of connection. Our blog hosts articles and stories dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people.
To my Teacher… A second letter from Billy the foster child!
In today's blog entry Jeanette Miller, Consultant in the Parenting and Early Learning Program at the Australian Childhood Foundation explores the topic in this letter to a teacher, from the perspective of a child in foster care.Read More
Mental Health, Young People and Trauma
Increased diagnosis in mental health may be masking our understanding of, and response to, behaviours that are really manifestations of trauma writes Alexa Duke.Read More
What if the world hurts?
What if your teacher’s voice feels like a dentist drill? What if the walls of your classroom feel like they are crowded and moving? What if the seam on your sock drives you to distraction and makes it almost impossible to listen to what is being said to you? Beth Guy looks at the topic of sensory defensiveness and what it means for children and young people as well as those who support them.Read More
Transforming Trauma in Schools
Guest blogger, registered psychologist and school counsellor Deborah Costa shares her own model for working with schools to realise the possibilities they can provide for traumatised students.Read More