Ode to the OT’s of 2020

Ode to the OT’s of 2020

Today’s blog post is a creative outlet.  Maybe you identify with part of it.  Maybe it inspires you to reflect on your own journey through this pandemic. May it give you hope! It started off with disbelief.   We were sent home, to the quiet, the questions...
An introduction to the legacy of Jean Ayres

An introduction to the legacy of Jean Ayres

You may or may not know that on 18 July 1920, Dr A. Jean Ayres was born, making 2020 what would have been her 100th birthday.  As we gear up for celebrations in July 2020 and 2021, we take a look at some of the organisations, groups and congresses focused on...
OT from the tent: A creative space for teletherapy

OT from the tent: A creative space for teletherapy

Today’s blog post is written by Lauri Adams. Lauri graduated from UCT in 2012, and completed her training in Ayres Sensory Integration in 2018.  She opened her private practice focusing on paediatrics and is based at various schools in Durban.  Today she shares...
Starting a telehealth journey: one therapist takes the plunge

Starting a telehealth journey: one therapist takes the plunge

Today Jeane Kolbe shares her telehealth experience with us, how she started planning and processing, and some practical ideas to use over a screen. Not unlike most other OT’s, I was completely thrown by the idea of doing tele-therapy. I am very hands on in my...
Open letter to my son’s OT

Open letter to my son’s OT

  Have you wondered how the parents of the children you see for therapy feel about the lock down, and how it is affecting their children?  Have you actually asked them how they feel about the home programmes, suggested activities, broadcast groups, telehealth...