Planning for 2017: Setting Goals

18/01/2017 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 17th January 2017   Planning for 2017: Setting Goals Happy New Year everyone!! New Year’s resolutions, maybe you could set a family goal or individual goal. It is so important to have goals and aspirations but make sure you grade these goals.     How to write goals – SMART goals...
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Tips for the Christmas period

20/12/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 19th December 2016 Tips for the Christmas Period   We recently posted a link on our Facebook page to a course on ‘How to Manage Autism Calmly over the Christmas period’ by Yvonne Newbold- here’s the link if you would like more information https://www.udemy.com/how-to-manage-autism-calmly-over-christmas/?couponCode=AC1500   The build up Often the...
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Sensory Integration & Our 3 Primary Senses

13/10/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 13th October 2016 Sensory Integration Our 3 Primary Senses   Remember the thriving tree of sensory integration from our last blog? Well it’s back again to explain why our primary senses are so important.   Cognition   ♦  Development   ♦  Sensory Integration Proprioception   ♦  Vestibular   ♦  Tactile Proprioception  ...
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Recruiting for a Paediatric Occupational Therapist – No longer available. We do keep CVs on file for future recruitment opportunities

07/09/2016 - Published by

Part time to Full time (flexible working hours) Locations:  Central/East Midlands Region Pay Scale: Dependent on experience Holidays: 28 days with increments to 33 days pa   Looking to join an enthusiastic team within an organisation with a proud past and progressive future. A job that allows you to; Work and treat children instead of paper...
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Sensory Integration Therapy

02/09/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 2nd September 2016   Sensory Integration Therapy In order for children to develop and learn, they need to gain an understanding of the world around them. If we cannot register, organise, filter, integrate and store sensory information then the world around us can have a great effect on our performance. Our Brain...
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Outdoor Learning

16/08/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 16th August 2016     Encourage Outdoor Learning & Physical Activity We recently posted a link on our Facebook page which was published by the BBC. It related to the importance of outdoor learning. Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1122161881188029 Now it’s the summer holidays. It’s time to get out and play whilst the...
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Going abroad this summer??

02/08/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT     29th July 2016   Some tips to help when going abroad Sometimes going abroad can be scary for kids and parents because everything is new therefore, preparation is key.   Ideas for in the airport Gatwick airport have a Lanyard system for those with hidden disabilities see the link: http://mediacentre.gatwickairport.com/press-releases/2016/16-05-19-new-lanyard-launched-to-assist-passengers-with-hidden-disabilities.aspx Autism Awareness at...
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Nearly ‘SCHOOL’s OUT’ for the summer and transition time is getting close

12/07/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 22nd June 2016   Are you and your child’s school prepared?!?! Alternative Seating for Sensory processing difficulties   Children’s Therapy solutions recently posted a link on our facebook page. It discussed the endless options for alternative seating within the classroom, which can aid learning and in order for kids to thrive. See...
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Our Brains

12/07/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT   22nd June 2016   The importance of understanding how our brains work as they control everything we do!   Children’s Therapy Solutions recently posted a link to an article on the Brain Hierarchy. Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1100718953332322 It has been viewed by 9,990 people This article emphasises the...
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Childhood Emotions

23/05/2016 - Published by

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT   How to manage childhood emotions with simple breathing techniques.     We recently posted a link on our Facebook page to a handprint for 5 steps to calm down, developed by Leonie MacDonald – Relax Kids Canberra. Use this link to find out more about Relax Kids: http://www.relaxkids.com/Default.aspx The Five steps to calm down...
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