Why I love Cub Scouts: for all kids

On the weekend I spent a very long and exhausting, but thoroughly enjoyable, day with our cub scout pack. Reflecting on the day, I thought about all of the amazing things we get to do with our cubs that most kids will never get to experience these days. Remember when...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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To TOUCH or not to TOUCH… Touch Sensory Disorder

Does your child over-react to being touched or cuddled? Do they avoid certain clothing textures or tags? Do they avoid handling certain objects like slime (ewwww)? Perhaps your child constantly seeks to touch certain textures or is drawn to messy activities. Touch...

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Understanding Visual Processing Disorder

The visual system is much more important than having the ability to see, having perfect 20/20 or sharp vision.  It is also understanding what you see and making appropriate decisions or actions accordingly. Visual processing refers to that ability to make sense of...

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Signs of Poor Core Strength in Kids

Importance of core: As we all know, core strength involves the muscles of the abdomen. But did you know that it also includes muscles such as within the lower back, shoulders, and stomach? Core strength is a very important building block to the development of motor...

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Email: info@koolkatts.com.au

Our clinic is located at:
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Our operating hours are:
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Saturdays: 8:30am – 3:30 pm