Sienna

Sienna’s Story

Sally, the mother of 4-year old Sienna*, had seen five GPs to discuss her concerns about her daughter’s development and behaviour. Sienna had always had difficulty regulating her behaviour and would often experience meltdowns at home. She struggled to communicate and was unable to express her feelings or what she needed. Her preschool teachers reported…

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Jayden’s Story

Jayden is a rambunctious but loving 9-year-old boy from a remote town in NSW. Ever since he was small, Jayden* has struggled with social and communication skills, self-esteem and anxiety. He finds it difficult to form friendships and connections outside of his family. He has a great relationship with his older brother, but he lives…

Lucas’s Story

Without the care he needs, Lucas could be left behind…for life. Lucas’s first six months of kindergarten were heartbreaking for his mum Erin. While the other kids quickly found their groove and started making friends, Lucas struggled to communicate with his teacher or classmates. He often became withdrawn in the classroom and seemed overwhelmed by…

Jesse’s Story

Jesse is six years old and lives in a small town in rural New South Wales with his dad Aaron. A couple of years ago his dad became very ill and now struggles with the pressures of looking after his young, energetic son. They have little family living close by to offer support, and Aaron’s…