Children problems, childhood development programs, CoordiKids, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, dyspraxia, cognitive learning About CoordiKids June 12, 2013 - About CoordiKids This unique childhood development program has been developed over many years of clinical experiences with children who suffer from developmental delays and learning problems.  Marga and Lindy have a combined experience of more than 45 years in working with children and their families, addressing the underlying issues of learning problems.  Most of this […]
Sugar – the effect it has on your child September 2, 2013 - I recently listened to The Catalyst, a program on Australian National TV (ABC).  They were talking about the obesity crisis in countries like the US and also now in Australia.  As I am struggling to control my weight and to eat a healthy diet, I was interested to listen to the experts.  Professor Michael Cowley […]
brain Brain Bridging September 4, 2013 - Another article on this website provides information on Centering. You can read it to learn how important it is to be centred. We also want to explain to you how important it is for C. It is important to understand that your body sends messages to your brain all the time from the senses and […]
Children problems, childhood development programs, CoordiKids, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, dyspraxia, cognitive learning Developmental Milestones – Perspectives September 10, 2013 - In order to fully understand your child, you need knowledge of the development of the total child, as well as of the processes necessary to develop from babyhood to childhood to adulthood. The child needs to achieve specific developmental milestones in order to develop fully and to reach full potential. There are many charts available […]
Children problems, childhood development programs, CoordiKids, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, dyspraxia, cognitive learning Centre your child for SUCCESS! September 13, 2013 - Sensory Motor Skills are developed during the sensory motor phase of development. Of course other skills develop at the same time but in the young child these skills develop fast and then form the foundation of other skills needed for learning and to excel in tasks in school, on the sport field and during age […]
cam Easy steps to motivate your child October 5, 2013 - Easy steps to motivate your child You do not need patience to work or play with a child. The secret is that you have to present tasks at the correct level for the child. The child will then enjoy the learning process and enjoy participation. Does this still sound a bit challenging? Let us explain […]
Kids playing We were born to play October 14, 2013 - We were born to play A life lived without play is less than half-lived. Play is the most important activity in which human beings engage throughout their lives. Through playful exploration from infancy we form the basic ideas about ourselves and our world upon which everything else is built. Receiving and experiencing the world through […]
Writing Moving in the ‘Write’ Direction October 30, 2013 - Moving in the ‘Write’ Direction   It is uncanny that Fine Motor and Handwriting deficiencies are one of the most common reasons children get referred to Occupational Therapy. The fact remains that problems with fine motor skills have a major impact on children’s ability to participate successfully in daily living activities such as eating, grooming […]
Autism AUTISM – MY PERSPECTIVES November 6, 2013 - AUTISM – MY PERSPECTIVES Marga Grey  Autism covers a wide range of symptoms, a wide range of individual coping mechanisms and even a wider range of predictable and unpredictable outcomes.  This makes the word “autism” difficult to understand and even more difficult to explain. In my training as occupational therapist many years ago, I found […]
Try CoordiKids For Free Today Autism and CoordiKids November 6, 2013 - Autism and CoordiKids Marga Grey Autism has many different facets, many different symptoms and many different outcomes.  This means we need to address the issues of each individual according to their specific and individual needs, within the frame of reference that make sense to the autistic child and not necessarily to us as therapists or […]