The Regulation Rocket

By Simone Ryan – Occupational Therapist – talking about regulation. One of the most common requests I’ve had when working with families and educators of children (with or without a disability or delay) is for assistance with a child’s self regulation. When we think of how important social emotional development is to school success, initiating

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Identifying Sensory Issues that Impact Learning in the Classroom

Identifying Sensory Issues that Impact Learning in the Classroom

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist Sensory issues that impact learning Teaching in classrooms can be challenging, but also can be extremely rewarding. There is such a mix of students these days with learning disabilities, diagnoses including autism, ADHD, other developmental difficulties, kids with trauma and a history of abuse, other behavioural difficulties, as well

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Reducing Back To School Anxiety

Reducing Back To School Anxiety

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist How To Reduce School Anxiety in Children When Transitioning Back To School The summer holidays can be a carefree, fun-packed time of adventure and shared experiences which neither kids nor parents want to end.  It can be very tempting (and rightly so!) to make the most of every day

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