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...
Sensory Food Play for Picky Eaters

Sensory Food Play for Picky Eaters

Written by Brittaney – Occupational Therapist. Sensory Food Play for Picky Eaters It’s really common for children to display picky eating habits. Picky eaters may often avoid certain food textures such as soft, pureed or wet foods. Some picky eaters may...
What is a Sensory Diet?

What is a Sensory Diet?

Written by Christina – Occupational Therapist Why does occupational therapist emphasise a sensory diet to be implemented on a daily basis for children with sensory difficulties? (Growing early minds, 2021) Our sensory system consists of eight senses which are:...
Tactile Discrimination

Tactile Discrimination

Written by Kimberlee. Director / Occupational Therapist   Tactile Discrimination – Can’t Touch This…. Tactile Discrimination is the ability to tell what it is you’re touching just by your sense of touch. The tactile sense is part of the neurological sensory...