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)...

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...