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...
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...