To provide training and education in Ayres Sensory Integration® of an internationally accepted standard in order to provide a service of excellence to the ultimate benefit of the client.
• To equip Occupational Therapists with basic as well as advanced up to date Sensory Integration interpretation principles and treatment techniques.
• To promote awareness within the multi-disciplinary framework in order to play a leading role in the application of Sensory Integration theory and practice in South Africa and in the rest of the world.
• To make Sensory Integration accessible to the network of individuals (including caregivers, parents and teachers) involved in the context of the client.
These internationally acclaimed courses are presented in South Africa by SAISI.
As SAISI is driven to provide continuous learning opportunities to all our members through various platforms. Aside from our formal courses, additional workshops, and publications we introduced the SAISI journal clubs in 2018. Through the journal clubs we aim to provide all members the opportunity to access, discuss and learn from relevant information in the field of Ayers Sensory Integration and related topics. read more…
The Evaluation Ayres Sensory Integration (EASI) is a new assessment tool being developed to use to evaluate Sensory Integration difficulties and dysfunctions. read more…
11 – 13 October 2019
More information to follow
Webinar – TOPIC: Covid 19: Sensory regulation, occupational performance and emotional resilience within adversity Presenters: Sharon Aitken Date: Monday 2 November 2020 Time: 19h30 Cost: R150 CPD: 3 points
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. read more…
The light behind the “Back to Urth” Playgrounds© was ignited by the dream to reach more children. Children from low socio-economic settings are more prone to Sensory Integration difficulties due them not being given the opportunity to experience movement in the variety of ways our sensory systems can provide. read more…