An Introduction to Sensory Integration

What is Sensory Integration? Our senses give us information about our body as well as the world around us. Sensory information flows into the brain at every moment, and the brain has to organise it so that we can move, learn and interact with others. This process of organisation gives meaning to what we have[…]

Enrol your child in the University of the World

Fun, everyday activities to strengthen some of the foundational skills that your child needs for academic learning. Skills subserving classroom performance We are often so keen to get our children reading and writing, that we sometimes miss out on valuable opportunities to strengthen the foundations on which these skills are built. Apart from feeling emotionally[…]

Happy Homework

5 Tips for making homework easier and less stressful It is the start of the new school year and just the thought of homework can already make us feel like we need another holiday. That ’s why the Occupational Therapists at Success Therapy Centre put together a list of tips that will help make homework[…]

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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