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Sensory Integration Workshop 8 September

SI Workshop will focus on: What is Sensory Integration? What is the cause? Why does it matter in class? Strategies to use in the classroom Date:                     Friday, 8 September 2017 Venue:                   Et Al Therapy and Learning Centre, 7 … Continue reading

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The use of Technology in Children aged 0 – 5

Technology has undoubtedly impacted positively on many aspects of modern living. More than ever before, we are able to connect with almost anyone in the world at the touch of a button.Technology has also revolutionised the way we do business, … Continue reading

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Gross Motor Workshop 4 August 2017

Workshop at Et Al Therapy Centre: Gross Motor Development (Pre-school child) Will focus on:  – Normal gross motor development (age 4-7) and the importance of optimum development –  Posture and postural control  – Low muscle tone, sensory integration, bilateral integration, … Continue reading

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The Effects of Father Involvement

Since it is June and the month we celebrate Father’s day, we wanted to share the following interesting research regarding father involvement  with you. This document presents an updated overview of the key trends in the father involvement literature. While … Continue reading

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Sensory-Friendly Tips for Kids who have trouble sleeping

Sleep is such an essential (and just plain wonderful) part of life and when putting your child down is a constant struggle, it affects the whole family. Here are a few quick sensory friendly tips that may help your little … Continue reading

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Is my child’s speech age appropriate?

  Is my child’s speech developing as it should? My child is struggling to pronounce certain speech sounds, what does this mean? I can understand my child, but other people seem to struggle with understanding my child. Should I be … Continue reading

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Your parenting style has an effect on your child’s personality and behaviour.

Did you know you have a style of parenting?! Know your parenting style and the effect on your  child’s development and personality. Your parenting style has an effect on your child’s personality and behaviour. A study done by the University … Continue reading

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#Things to do with kids

  Dear Parents Things to do with kids has a free online magazine that you can download at: http://us12.campaign-archive2.com/?u=ce1dc13493aeb95f55ca13c62&id=e340748226&e=f838f789fe I was asked to write an article for them about ” Having fun with children despite their behavioral problems”.   They … Continue reading

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Handy tips and Handouts from ADHD workshop

This link will take you to the page about ADHD&SI workshop: http://www.etal.org.za/adhd-si-workshop/

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3 March 2017: Practical Workshop on Fine motor skills

Presenter: Megan Sundgren (Occupational Therapist) Practical workshop on fine motor skills: 3 March 2017 Dear teachers/ parents We will be presenting the follow- up workshop on Fine Motor Skills on 3 March 2017. This workshop will not give the theory … Continue reading

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WORKSHOP 9 September 2016

Fine motor skills in the class room

Fine motor skills in the class room

Fine motor skills in the class room