Everyday OT: Vestibular will make ya Jump Jump

Everyday OT: Vestibular will make ya Jump Jump

Kris Kross must have know that Vestibular input is one of the most important foundations of our sensory system!! Whilst not always mentioned with the ‘common’ sensory processing centres such as sight, touch, hearing, taste, smell, the vestibular sensory system is a...
What Does An Occupational Therapist Actually Do?

What Does An Occupational Therapist Actually Do?

So who is an Occupational Therapist? You’ve probably heard the term used in hospitals, by specialists and even your friends when referring to treatment they or a family member may be receiving. But do you actually know what an Occupational Therapist (OT) does? There...
What Is Anger and Can It Be Treated?

What Is Anger and Can It Be Treated?

Have you ever sat back and wondered what anger really looks like? Is it yelling, cursing, screaming or crying? Or is it more than that and we just can’t see the whole picture of what lies beneath the surface. Have you seen the movie Titanic? If so, you will remember...
What is Proprioceptive Sensory Disorder?

What is Proprioceptive Sensory Disorder?

Ever wondered how your body just knows where your limbs are? How your body can coordinate itself without you seemingly having to think about it? That is called proprioception. It’s the body’s ability to be able to subconsciously sense where your limbs are at any given...
Say What??? Auditory Processing Disorder…

Say What??? Auditory Processing Disorder…

What is Auditory Processing? Does your child find it hard to follow conversations, have difficulty understanding instructions in the classroom, or become easily overwhelmed in busy environments? If so, they may need an assessment of their auditory processing skills....