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)...

Reflection on World OT Day: Our Challenge to “Re-imagine” Doing

Can busy, paediatric and adult OT’s, ASI® practitioners with big caseloads, and overworked practice owners “re-imagine doing”, or “not doing”? The pandemic has left us in a strange kind of in-between.  Lockdown started on 27 March 2020 in the most extreme form.  Some...
Travelling with SPD kids

Travelling with SPD kids

Two weeks ago, Sally Fraser-Mackenzie shared some Tips for Trips to make our holiday journeys a little easier.  Today Dana Katz shares some ideas for travelling with children who have sensory processing difficulties which make those trips a little more challenging. ...
The Purpose and Power of Play: Part II

The Purpose and Power of Play: Part II

Today we look at the theory of play in the second of a two-part blog post written by Stefanie Kruger, an ASI-certified therapist, long-standing board member of SAISI and lecturer. At the end of last term, we went grocery shopping to buy a few things for the weekend,...