SAISI meets POPIA – Part 1

SAISI meets POPIA – Part 1

Today’s blog post is part of a mini series on POPIA, written by Sumien du Plessis.  Sumien works in private practice in Pretoria and is their appointed information officer.  She adds, “It should be a given that I am a Sensory Integration qualified...
A Frozen Mouth – A story about Selective Mutism

A Frozen Mouth – A story about Selective Mutism

Thank you to Liani Austin for sharing this insightful blog post with us today.  Liani is a school-based occupational therapist with two beautiful children and a heart for adoption.  She is also holds the Publications portfolio on the SAISI Board.  She enjoys writing...

What is a duty?

Thank you to Jaimie Andrews for writing the third of our blog posts on ethics.  This week we look at the various types of duties and what they mean in practice.  Happy reading! What is a duty? “A duty is an obligation to do or refrain from doing something.” It’s...
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...
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)...