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What is so important about the HPCSA Booklets?

What is so important about the HPCSA Booklets?

Today's post is the first part in a series we are running on ethical practice according to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).  The post was written by Dana Katz, SAISI board member holding the ethics portfolio. Please remember that you are welcome...

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Coming soon: Your Ethics Queries Answered

Coming soon: Your Ethics Queries Answered

Dear members Over the last few months there has been a notable increase in the number of ethical queries and complaints being received by SAISI. Many of these are due to lack awareness and knowledge of ethical practice. Whilst we will continue to address all...

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Some of your CPD questions answered (Part I)

Some of your CPD questions answered (Part I)

Today's blog post is written by Sonja van Jaarsveld.  Sonja graduated from University of Pretoria in 2001 and holds the CPD portfolio (as well as others) on the SAISI board.  She is ASI® qualified to FM level, and works at Kwaggasrand Technical Occupational School in...

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Online workshops and training: a viable option?

Written by Karen Powell This past weekend saw SAISI’s first fully online workshop: “Putting the ‘I’ back in Intervention: Informed, Introspection, Intention, Intuition”, focusing on treatment principles in ASI® according to the Fidelity Measure principles.  While some...

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A new perspective

A new perspective

Today's blog post was written by Lara Mather, who is currently busy with her Ayres Sensory Integration training courses through SAISI. In honour of Autism Awareness Month To all my beautiful children on the spectrum, thank you for teaching me that in order to gain an...

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I’m stuck! A case reflection on dyspraxia

I’m stuck! A case reflection on dyspraxia

Today's blog post was written by Liani Austin, an ASI practitioner in a school-based practice in Pretoria and mom to two beautiful children. “I am stuck” he said in a voice filled with panic. He desperately shook his leg, which resulted in him losing his balance. As...

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Spandex: It’s more than just a material swing

Spandex: It’s more than just a material swing

Today's blog post was written by Robyn Turnbull (ASI® certified with Fidelity Measure) and she works in Cape Town. For a session to be considered truly Ayres' Sensory Integration® (ASI®), one of the criteria in the fidelity measure (Parham, et al., 2011) requires that...

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Through the looking glass – Foresight with 2020 vision

Through the looking glass – Foresight with 2020 vision

  Today's post was written by Stefanie Kruger, who holds the position of Head of Faculty for SASIC 1 and is lecturing on the SASIC 1 course this week. We are all familiar with the phrase “Hindsight is 2020 vision”. It seems to have been printed for the first time...

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