Ball Pits and Occupational Therapy for Kids

Ball Pits and Occupational Therapy for Kids

I’m sure you’ve often wondered why Occupational Therapists use ball pits. Or why your child is drawn to play centres and often they can play in a ball pit for hours.  Well, ball pits can provide several benefits for children’s development. Here are some reasons...
What is Tactile Processing?

What is Tactile Processing?

Tactile processing is a part of Sensory Processing that refers to the way the brain receives, interprets, and responds to information from the sense of touch. The sense of touch, also known as the tactile sense, is essential for perceiving and interacting with the...
Executive Functioning

Executive Functioning

Written by Kimberlee – Occupational Therapist. You might be thinking hmmmm what exactly is executive functioning? Well, that’s a good question! It’s a term that people have often heard before, and they may think that it sounds important…. but they are not too sure...