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How to Reduce Back to School Stresses

January 27th, 2022

It’s that time of the year where families are racing around to tick off all the back to school requirements for the kids, such as buying new shoes, uniforms, books pens and pencils. Youthrive understands it can be an anxious time especially [...]
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How to help your Problem Feeder survive Christmas lunch outside of your home

December 21st, 2021

Firstly, lets understand that your little one has sensory sensitivities, a need for routine and structure and a fear of new foods. Therefore, eating out for Christmas has the potential to be a disaster. Christmas pa [...]
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Does your child eat chicken nuggets?

November 17th, 2021

Here is a quick tip, to teach your child to eat a new Food:

Firstly, think about the texture of a chicken nugget, and what makes chicken nuggets a safe food:
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Youthrive celebrates opening of sixth clinic in South East Queensland

October 28th, 2021

Youthrive is thrilled to officially open its North Lakes Flinders clinic, the second in the North Lakes region. The team is excited to be able to expand the Youthrive footprint in the Moreton Bay region and support more children and families th [...]
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Communicating with confidence is the priority!

August 25th, 2020

There are 1.2 million Australians with communication disability. A large number of these people are children and young adults who need early support to ensure they participate fully in education and build healthy relationships to create a bette [...]
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Why do some kids regress in times of crisis?

May 29th, 2020

By Robert McKenzie, Youthrive Psychologist Have you noticed your child taking steps backwards in their development during COVID-19? Maybe there's more moodiness [...]
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New mental health service to support children and young people

May 19th, 2020

A new child and youth mental health support service, Youthrive, is now providing psychological support to children and young people aged 0 – 24 with or at risk of developing severe mental health [...]

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What is telehealth?

April 15th, 2020

Just like a normal therapy session, only virtual!

  At Youthrive, we are embracing technology and delivering our services at a distance by using telehealth to connect our therapists to children and their famil [...]
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How to talk to kids about coronavirus

March 25th, 2020

As the spread of the coronavirus continues to gain momentum globally, children are being exposed to frequent media updates, panicked behaviour, and anxious conversations. It’s only natural that they will have a lot of questions about the pandem [...]
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The importance of sports for children

January 24th, 2020

By Portia Gunn, Youthrive Occupational Therapist Did you know that children and young people should be getting at least one hour of moderate to vigorous-intensity p [...]
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