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Executive Functioning

What is Executive Functioning By definition; executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental process that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions and juggle multiple tasks successfully! Many cognitive processes are involved in…

Psychologist

What is a Psychologist? By definition; psychology is the science of mind and behaviour. Child/developmental psychology is an expert who focuses on the social and emotional development of children from prenatal development through to childhood…

Speech Pathology

What is a speech pathologist? An expert who evaluates and diagnoses speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders. During a session they can evaluate a client’s social skills, literacy and feeding & swallowing. When should a…

Embarking on the Autism Journey

What can an occupational therapist do to assist you in the early stages of a child’s journey? Firstly, a child does not need a diagnosis for them to engage in OT intervention. Initially an OT…

Dietitians

WHO ARE DIETITIANS? Dietitians are expects in food and nutrition. Our dietitians provide advice to help children achieve optimal health and wellbeing through meeting their nutritional requires. WHAT DO THEY ASSESS? #1 - Assess a…

Sleep is an Occupation!

As occupational therapists we talk about occupations as being all the activities we want to do, have to do and need to do as a person! Sleep is one of the most important occupations all…

Handwriting : Letter Formation

Let us talk about handwriting skills; specifically, how to teach and learn letter formations! Did you know there are lots of different ways to teach and learn letter formation that does not include alphabetical order? One of…

How is your engine running??

Happy new year! Let’s start off 2023 talking about our engines - also referred to as emotional-self regulation. Our bodies are like an engine! Sometimes we can run fast (heightened), sometimes we can run slow…

Friends with our feelings

A group that promotes emotional awareness and development to encourage children and their caregivers to become friends with their feelings!