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Portage Top Tips: Teaching Your Child Using the Portage ‘Small Steps’ Approach – general tips and introduction to the Portage ‘Small Steps’ approach. This guide will support you to use all NPA ‘Top Tips’ documents and understand how the breaking down of activities and using the Portage model can support your child to develop new skills.
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