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)...
6 Researched and Real Dangers of Screen Time

6 Researched and Real Dangers of Screen Time

Today’s blog post is written by Karen Powell, who is in private practice, is a member of the SAISI Board and has a special interest in the decline of the child’s occupation of play. Screen time debate – some real facts I think we all have come to a...
Sensory Processing and Occupational Performance at Work

Sensory Processing and Occupational Performance at Work

Our blog post this week is written by occupational therapist and SAISI board member Tharina Annandale, who has a special interest working with adults with sensory integration and mental health difficulties. Occupational therapy can be defined as the science addressing...
KWELA Camp celebrates its 20th camp!

KWELA Camp celebrates its 20th camp!

Welcome back to all our readers and wishes for a prosperous and sensory-inspired 2020!  In today’s blog post we hear from a bunch of hard-working therapists who are bringing sensory integration to children in the Cape in a whole different way during the December...
Sensory Integration and Babies Part II

Sensory Integration and Babies Part II

In our last blog we had a brief look at how the worlds of sensory integration and baby/toddler therapy meet.  We summarised the sensory systems involved and how occupational therapists can assist parents and infants with feeding and sleep routines.  In this blog post...