Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

By Dr Tharina Annadale On 21 March we will be celebrating Human Rights Day. With this in mind I would like to go back to the topic of the rights of our clients/patients. We are all aware of the basic rights that patients/clients have. The most prominent rights are...
Celebrating those with Down Syndrome

Celebrating those with Down Syndrome

By Anneri Oosthuizen Down syndrome is a condition in which a baby is born with an extra chromosome number 21. The extra chromosome is associated with delays in the child’s mental and physical development, as well as an increased risk for health problems. But for...
The anxious child and the not-so-welcome worry monster

The anxious child and the not-so-welcome worry monster

THE ANXIOUS CHILD AND THE NOT-SO-WELCOME WORRY MONSTER  Adjusting to a new school or class – welcome to the new year!  By Liani Austin    I noticed her standing there. Serious. Sullen. Sad. So I scooped her up and took her to my occupational therapy (OT) room. As she...