SASIC 4 Online Course – A SAISI First!

Thank you to Elize Janse van Rensburg for sharing your thoughts with us today!  Elize is the vice chairperson of SAISI, lecturer on SASIC3,  owner of a a private practice in Bloemfontein as well as co-founder of Built to Bloom. The year 2020 has been a year of many...
Students adapt to their own COVID journey challenges

Students adapt to their own COVID journey challenges

Today’s post is written by Karen Powell, private practitioner for infants, toddlers and children and SAISI board member. “Life is neither static nor unchanging. With no individuality, there can be no change, no adaptation and, in an inherently changing world,...

Locked Down in Level 5 with a Sensory Seeker

This week’s post was written by mental health OT and SAISI board member, Tharina Annandale. Let me introduce you to my nine-year-old boy. He loves rugby and any form of rough play. He speaks loudly, likes to listen to loud music and never stops “running”. I...

Praxis and Rolling with the Corona-Coaster

I am very excited to share this week’s post, written by Stefanie Kruger.  She had an exciting interview this week with Dr Teresa May-Benson.  Happy reading! A roller coaster ride is known for its speed, intensity of highs and lows, unexpected turns, and even...

Impressions from Dr A. Jean Ayres at 100

On 22 July SAISI hosted Dr Susanne Smith-Roley (indicated as SSR below), a scholar and mentee of Dr Ayres (JA), to celebrate her legacy on what would have been her 100th birthday.  The interview was facilitated by Dr Annamarie van Jaarsveld (AvJ), Gina Rencken (GR)...