When Aara was 1 year old I could see she was not babbling nor was she making many vocal sounds. She used to express her emotions/feelings with either a constant vowel sound or with a beautiful smile. This would help us determine Aara’s mood. However this was really making me upset, I couldn’t understand what … Continue reading Speech and Language Therapy (SLT)
Early intervention is key to helping the development of any child with mobility and communication delays. Aara from 6 months was working with a Physio, Speech and Language therapist and an Occupational Therapist. Music Therapy was also highly recommended when we spoke to other parents although at the time I had not really heard of … Continue reading Music Therapy
As mentioned in a previous post, we are currently working with two different speech and language therapists, one through the NHS and the second we fund privately. While they do work well together, we recently had a difference of opinion if the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) or the Hanen system would be beneficial for … Continue reading PECS vs HANEN
As children with RTS experience some form of delayed development in their mobility, here is Aara’s development journey from 5 months – 3 years of age. At 5 months Aara was finally seen by a paediatrician. We had been waiting for 2 months for the appointment, as we were extremely concerned with her reflux. The consultant … Continue reading Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Soft Play
Hi, I’m Aara. My parents refer to me as their RTS warrior. This page describes the types of therapy that helps me to become independent.
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