Early Years

14 Jun 2019

You’ve got a friend in me

We all need companionship in life, and people with ASD are no different. Whether it’s our friendships, our family, or romantic relationships, it’s healthy to build connections and share our lives.

7 Jun 2019

5 ways to advocate for your child with a disability

Parents of children with a disability are often advocating for their child as well. It’s the best way to ensure the children receive all the services they need to lead a meaningful life.

18 Apr 2019

Making Easter egg hunts accessible for all

Every Easter we look forward to the egg hunt and the fun that comes with it. So let’s make it even more exciting and accessible for all.

25 Mar 2019

Supportive relationships might be the most important resource in your parenting toolbox

Parents Vanessa and Dean talk about how building a network of support helped them navigate through their child’s disability.

26 Oct 2018

Opening up a world of opportunity

Meet Patricia Kasongo, a single mother of two children with autism. She's certainly faced many obstacles. A month after her husband passed away from bowel cancer, her son Nathan (then 3) was diagnosed autism.

24 Oct 2018

15 Sensory Play Activities for Kids

Parents and teachers are always looking for activities to support their children to explore and learn– at home and in school. Here are some sensory activities for kids that incorporate colour, smell, sound, and textures to give your child a sensory experience, while improving their motor skills.

16 Jul 2018

Fix Me – Lessons from an Early Childhood Therapists

A holistic approach to childhood therapy is about far more than fixing ‘a problem’. Therapy supports a child to feel that they are valued just as they are. Find out how Scope does this

5 Jul 2018

Understanding childhood development

The first five years is when your child develops the most. This means that your child’s relationships, nutrition, environment and playtime have an important role now and in the future. It is important to understand childhood development.

7 Nov 2017

How to Make a Non-electronic Communication Aid for your child