June 17, 2020

Fun Exercises to do at home! 

Bring the zoo into the home 😀 Give these animal walks a try with your little one. It helps with developing gross motor skills, core strength and it’s loads of fun! 

As OTs we use these animal walks in session to help the child dev...

May 25, 2020

Does my kid’s pencil grasp need fixing? How am I supposed to know? 

Like any other milestones (rolling over -> crawling -> first steps -> walking -> running), pencil grasp has its own progression.  

1. Fist grasp 

2. Digital Pronate grasp 

3. Tripod g...

May 12, 2020

What is core strength?


Having core strength means having strong tummy, back and pelvis muscles. We need these muscles to be strong in order to participate in everyday activities.

Core strength is essential for children to be able to maintain standing up or sitting down...

May 8, 2020

Handwriting challenges? How do we spot these? 

There are many underlying components that affect handwriting. Some include: 

·Posture:  
- Having the core strength to sit upright at a desk 
·Visual – motor skills:  
- transferring ideas from your head onto paper...

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