Here are some interesting reads about the profession and some food for thought that has been circulating.
There is a general assumption that when a child starts school, he/she is ready to learn handwriting. But did you know that there is a way to check readiness? And did you know that there is a developmental sequence to [...]
Why is developing the core so important? A peanut-shaped stability ball is my favourite piece of equipment. I use it everyday in my therapy sessions; it is a fun and effective way to develop the muscles of the core. Have [...]
Does your child often shake out their hand after only a few minutes of writing or drawing?Does their grasp seem weak?Are they pressing very hard on their pencil or pen?Do they need help to open up food packaging?These difficulties are [...]
Have you ever wondered whether too much time spent on screens has an effect on your child’s handwriting? Tablets, smart phones and video games are taking up a lot of a young person’s time and they seem to start using [...]
After months of tirelessly working away in any free time I had between days as working throughout the Bristol, North Somerset, Bath, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Wales areas as a full-time Occupational Therapist, I'm delighted to finally unveil the fruits [...]