How can I help my child with ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a controversial topic amongst parents, teachers and health care professionals. It sparks passionate debates about the diagnosis and treatment of this condition, with many opinions and beliefs. Some believe that medical intervention alone is sufficient treatment for ADHD, while others feel that medical doctors and psychiatrists over-prescribe and diagnose[…]

My child isn’t talking yet…should I be worried?

Do you have a child that isn’t talking yet? Are you becoming concerned? Does the following sound familiar? “I’ve chatted to a few other Mom’s and Gran’s on social media, and they say it’ll come, don’t worry, give them time. Uncle so and so didn’t talk until he was 3, and boys talk late.” “I[…]

Traveling with Children: Supporting your Sensory Systems

With a long year behind us, and exciting holiday plans approaching, tantrums, meltdowns, and restrictive behaviours are the last thing we want to look forward to as we enter the holiday season.Between the start of your journey and the much-needed break, for both you and your children, may be one or more of the following[…]

My child has been referred to Occupational Therapy… What is it?

Occupational therapy, otherwise known as “OT” is a holistic profession that helps people, across all ages, achieve independence in their daily life activities or occupations. As therapists we make use of these occupations as both the intervention and outcome of therapy, hence the name occupational therapy.In the paediatric setting, therapists make use of and engage[…]

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