COVID-19: To therapy or not to therapy?

COVID-19: To therapy or not to therapy?

Dear Therapists We know you and your clients are stressed, maybe anxious, after Sunday night’s presidential address.  The now disaster status of COVID-19 in South Africa brings with it many questions and uncertainties, and we are here to help. The basics The corona...
6 Researched and Real Dangers of Screen Time

6 Researched and Real Dangers of Screen Time

Today’s blog post is written by Karen Powell, who is in private practice, is a member of the SAISI Board and has a special interest in the decline of the child’s occupation of play. Screen time debate – some real facts I think we all have come to a...
Sensory processing, occupational performance and leisure

Sensory processing, occupational performance and leisure

In Part II of the blog post on occupational performance, ASI-trained therapist Tharina Annandale looks at how sensory preferences affect leisure choice, which also has a close link to mental health.   Occupational performance can be defined as different aspects...
Sensory Processing and Occupational Performance at Work

Sensory Processing and Occupational Performance at Work

Our blog post this week is written by occupational therapist and SAISI board member Tharina Annandale, who has a special interest working with adults with sensory integration and mental health difficulties. Occupational therapy can be defined as the science addressing...