Navigating Sensory Meltdowns: Identifying Signs and Offering Support 

Sensory meltdowns can be overwhelming for both children and their caregivers. These intense reactions can occur when sensory input overwhelms a child’s ability to process it, leading to emotional and behavioural outbursts. In this blog, we’ll delve into the world of sensory meltdowns, how to recognise the signs, and effective strategies to provide much-needed support.  […]

Strategies for Helping Children with ADHD to Focus and Succeed 

Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often struggle with maintaining focus, staying organised, and completing tasks. These challenges can impact their academic performance and overall success in school. In this blog post, we will explore effective strategies and techniques to support children with ADHD in focusing and achieving success.  With the right strategies and support, children […]

Sensory Integration Therapy for Children

Learn about sensory integration therapy and how it can help children improve their ability to process and respond to sensory information.  What is Sensory Integration?  Sensory Integration refers to the processing, integration, and organisation of sensory information from the body and the environment. To simply put it, it is how we experience, process, interpret, and […]

Handwriting Therapy for Children

Is your child’s handwriting messy, not as polished as their peers or inconsistent? Is your child also avoiding writing tasks? If you answered yes to one or all of these, your child might need handwriting therapy. Handwriting therapy, also known as occupational therapy for handwriting, is a form of therapy that focuses on improving a […]

All you should know about OT Assistants

Wouldn’t it be great if your child had someone other than you to help them reach their goals? If you’re answering ‘yes’ to this question, a skilled Therapy Assistant could make a big difference to your child’s life (and yours too!)  Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps children to do the things they want […]

Why does my child chew on everything?

Is your child chewing on something all the time? I mean not only food but non-edible objects? While putting things in the mouth is normal for babies and toddlers, sometimes, children past that age are still chewing. We are going to discuss some of the reasons why children may be known to chew on everything. […]

What is developmental coordination disorder (DCD)?

Having a child with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) is challenging and learning how to support them and their families is a journey indeed. Along the way, you will learn about what it is, the symptoms, treatment options, and professionals who can help.  What is developmental coordination disorder (DCD)?  A term used to describe children who […]

From Preschool to Big School- How can we help?

Children achieve many milestones within their first 5 years. During this time, they are walking, running, talking, developing social and communication skills but there are some children that may have issues with these, especially in the classroom. This is where an occupational therapist or an OT can help. Occupational Therapists can help children with a […]