Understanding Sensory Defensiveness

Understanding Sensory Defensiveness

Does your child become irritated by wearing clothes? Do they react strongly to smells or sounds? Are they a picky eater? Or do they avoid eye contact or moving their head upside down? These are all common signs of a child with sensory defensiveness. What is Sensory...
Why I love Cub Scouts: for all kids

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...
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...