Articles in the category General

Training Course: Attachment Informed Intervention with Troubled Children and their Families

30/01/2018

Attachment Informed Intervention with Troubled Children and their Families     Date:  19th & 20th April 2018 Venue:  CTS, Conference Room, The Barn, Friars Well Estate,                North Drive, Wartnaby, Leicestershire, LE14 3HY Course Tutor: Helen Johnson – Director of Attachment Works   Entry Requirement:   Therapists and Professionals who have completed...
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Compression

19/10/2017

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 19th October 2017   Compression We recently posted a link on our Facebook page regarding compression strategies; this link highlights that you can get compression through many different activities and not just a compression vest. Link:https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1580212458716300 Compression based activities can be calming for the body, it can give us increased...
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Back to School?

24/08/2017

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 24th August 2017   Back to School? Are you ready? Are they ready? Readiness and preparation is the key to starting back to school, especially when transitioning into a new school or new class. Here are some things to think about when sending your child off to school, especially if...
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Fidget Gadgets

28/06/2017

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 28th June 2017   Fidget Gadgets We recently posted a link on our Facebook page regarding sensory tools for Fidgety kids; this post was created by Wunder Mom- Home.Kids.Life and can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1437475369656677     These ideas included:   Pipe cleaners: These are easily accessible in schools and...
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Sensory Rooms in the Community

27/04/2017

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT 26th April 2017   We recently posted a link on our Facebook page explaining about the new sensory room in Shannon Airport. This is the first European Airport sensory room and should hopefully encourage other airports to create their own sensory environment. https://www.facebook.com/Shannon.Airport.Official/videos/1303271216429032/   Support Systems in British airports It...
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Planning for 2017: Setting Goals

18/01/2017

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

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

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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Our Brains

12/07/2016

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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Proprioception – What’s this all about??

30/04/2016

Blogger Pip Else – Paediatric OT   We recently posted two links regarding proprioception see below: https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1054702471267304 https://www.facebook.com/childrenstherapysolutions/posts/1035526646518220 Proprioception is basically our muscles working to stretch and relax which send messages to our brain to then help us learn new motor skills. If we have difficulties with managing our proprioceptive system then we find it hard...
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