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Calming anxious kids through sensory play

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: Education blog|

I consider myself one of the lucky people who experienced a mainly stress-free childhood. Afternoons were filled with valuable fun times spent with friends. After school and (a little bit of) homework, we’d ride our [...]

77% of people add spice to their food. Are you one?

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog general, General Blog|

The way in which we cook and eat is dependent on the senses of taste and smell. Our appreciation (or not) of food is reliant on these senses. It is widely known that if you [...]

66% of people don’t want surprise parties. Are you one?

By | September 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog general, General Blog|

I remember whilst growing up always being so excited for Christmas. Once I found out that Mom was really Santa Claus (spoiler alert), I could not bear waiting for Christmas day to see if I [...]

41% of people avoid crowds. Are you one?

By | September 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog general, General Blog|

Are you the kind of person who likes to spend time alone? Or do you crave to be around people for the most part of your day?   We all have different sensory thresholds – [...]

25% of people dislike eating the skin of fruit. Are you one?

By | August 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog general, General Blog|

ARE YOU A FUSSY EATER?   Parents often consult Occupational Therapists when trying to address their children’s picky eating habits. The parents’ most common concerns typically include: refusal to eat yoghurt with whole fruit pieces [...]

59% of people turn up the volume. Are you one?

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog general, General Blog|

Hearing is one of our primary senses and our ears are constantly switched on - day and night. We live in a world filled with constant sounds filtering through our homes and offices. Household appliances [...]