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This is an annual camp held in the December holidays for children aged 6-10 years. It is run by occupational therapists. The general approach of this camp is to provide a safe, tailor-made holiday experience for the child who would normally not be catered for within regular holiday camps.
If you are interested in Sensory Integration research, please contact the research portfolio holder email
SAISI has funding available for the promotion of research into sensory integration, and welcomes applications for this. To be considered for a grant the researcher has to be a SAISI member. Both pre- and post-graduate students' study leaders also has to be an acknowledged Sensory Integration practitioner/expert. Please fill in the application form (available on request via email)
The application will be evaluated by the research portfolio holder as well as SAISI Exco, to determine whether it meets the research criteria set by the board.
If the funding is allocated, a statement of expenses is needed to account for the funds, as well as regular reports on the research progress.
Other research supported by SAISI
"SI screening test for children from low socio economic areas". The aim is to develop a tool for occupational therapists in the community to identify children at risk for SI dysfunction in order to refer for further assessment and treatment or provide a stimulation program to further development. Janine van der Linde
Test for Ideational Praxis (TIP) on the South African population.Annemarie van Jaarsveld in collaboration with Teresa May-Benson (University of the Free State)
“Patterns of SI dysfunctions of children in South Africa”Van Jaarsveld, Mailloux and Herzberg
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