Teaching Students With Auditory/Hearing Difficulties

Teaching Students With Auditory/Hearing Difficulties

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist In the classroom, you are likely to find that some of your kids may have a form hearing impairment.  Teaching students with Auditory/Hearing Difficulties can be a challenge if you have no previous experience. This article...
Award Winning Classroom Environment – Let’s Meet Amy McGarry

Award Winning Classroom Environment – Let’s Meet Amy McGarry

With Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist Amy McGarry is an inspirational teacher at one of our local schools – the Forster Holy Name Catholic School, who has recently won an award for her amazing and innovative classroom environment. I’m also very passionate (if you...
Your Classroom Sensory Environment: Is it Time for a Painless Classroom Detox to Start the Year?

Your Classroom Sensory Environment: Is it Time for a Painless Classroom Detox to Start the Year?

Your classroom sensory environment – why bother about it? Okay, before we get into the nitty gritty, let’s take a minute to think about our favourite relaxation place. Is it On the beach? At your favourite restaurant? Curled up in bed or on the couch reading a book?...