Resources

Tools of the Trade: The ‘All About Me’ Map

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'All About Me' Map

Working with children and their families is a very stimulating and rewarding experience. At the Quirky Kid Clinic, we embrace the uniqueness each child brings to our clinic and ensure all treatment and intervention is tailored to match the needs of each family. As clinicians, we use a wide variety of techniques and I’d like […]

Parent Tips for Fussy Eaters and Toddlers

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Parent Tips for Fussy Eaters

For some families, dinner time can be the most challenging time of the day, kids and adults are exhausted and just need some space to relax. Dinnertime can quickly spiral out of control, deteriorating towards a full-on disaster zone. Navigating the ‘terrible twos’ at dinnertime can be emotionally challenging and downright exhausting. Let’s set the […]

Podcast: Children and Technology

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Tips to Calm a Toddler in Distress : On-air Consultation/Travelling and Spending More Time with Kids - Seasoned Family Traveller

We have another Podcast to share with you. Dr Kimberley O’Brien discusses the psychological effects of technology with Radio Adelaide’s Ronan Banks. Quirky Kid has produced a range of creative and engaging Therapeutic Tools. _________________________________________________________________________________________ [00:00:00 – 00:01:16] Kids nowadays are more exposed to lots of screen time and parents are using this technology to […]

Raising Readers: Parenting with Books

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Raising Readers : Parenting with Books

We all recognise the benefits of reading. At the Quirky Kid Clinic, we’ve put our pens to paper and compiled a list of all the subtle social, emotional and language boosts a simple ‘bedtime story’ can have. We also prepared a step-by-step guide on how to build a healthy and manageable reading routine for your family! The […]

Podcast: How to Help Children Cope with Bad News

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Tips to Calm a Toddler in Distress : On-air Consultation/Travelling and Spending More Time with Kids - Seasoned Family Traveller

We’d love to share our latest podcast recorded by Dr Kimberley O’Brien for a local magazine with you. This weeks topic is helping children cope with bad news. Quirky Kid has produced a full range of creative and engaging Therapeutic Tools.   [00:00:00-00:00:32] Dr. Kimberley O’Brien introduces strategies for parents to help kids cope with traumatic […]

5 Tips on Building Entrepreneurship Skills in Teens

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Tips on Building Entrepreneurship Skills in Teens

We have had the privilege of working with some amazing adolescents over the years, and as a team, we have noticed how creative, connected and educated many of our youth are.  More adolescents are walking through our doors armed with ideas on where they want to head in life, with strong ideals of managing a […]