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)...

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...
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,...