Laura Newman MSc

Speech Therapist & Child Behaviour Specialist

When a Parent is Born

WHEN YOUR CHILD IS BORN, AND FROM WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT, SOMETHING CHANGES INSIDE YOU You cross a threshold and you enter a new world…the world of the parent. You go through a right of passage with the birth of your child. There’s no going back, there is only forward...

Taking Yourself Less Seriously

Becoming a parent is a very personal process. It can be painful at times and you sometimes wonder why you do it. But the rewards you receive from your children hit that sweet spot in you and bring you joy that permeates through every cell of your body. Engaging in the...

The Other Side of Patience

When you’re in a storm with your children it’s hard to see the other side. Your children are bickering or demanding your attention, and a myriad of behaviours that send you into a state of stress. How can you see clearly? How can you make sense of their behaviour? Why...

Raising children in an imperfect world.

The art and science of parenting.

Laura provides professional support and educational services to families with children and adolescents with challenges in communication and behaviour. She has 25 years of combined professional experience in Paediatric Speech Therapy, Parent Consulting, and Healthy Lifestyle Coaching.
Laura is passionate about raising children to their joyful, confident and creative potential, in health and happiness. She is a master at bringing together developmental science and the emotional needs of parents into an accessible and personalised format. The purpose of all services is to make sense of children using a rich developmental paradigm, getting them out of stuck behaviours, empowering their parents, and setting the scene for a lifetime of healthy relationships.

Services

A variety of service deliveries for everyday questions to complex issues.

Courses

A foundation course for adults caring for children and adolescents.

Blog

Articles and videos on The Art and Science of Parenting
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Connected Child Blog

When a Parent is Born

WHEN YOUR CHILD IS BORN, AND FROM WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT, SOMETHING CHANGES INSIDE YOU You cross a threshold and you enter a new world…the world of the parent. You go through a right of passage with the birth of your child. There’s no going back, there is only forward...

Taking Yourself Less Seriously

Becoming a parent is a very personal process. It can be painful at times and you sometimes wonder why you do it. But the rewards you receive from your children hit that sweet spot in you and bring you joy that permeates through every cell of your body. Engaging in the...

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