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What is Occupational Therapy?

April 8, 2019 by in category Brisbane, Fine Motor Skills, Parenting, Play, Sensory tagged as , , , , , , , , , ,

As Occupational Therapists, we often get asked questions like "So you help people get back to work after an injury? "So, that's kind of like a physiotherapist?" "So, that's like Occupational Health and Safety?"   As Occupational Therapists, we get asked "What is Occupational Therapy" all the time - both professionally and personally. Sometimes it [...]

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Sensory Handwriting

March 17, 2019 by in category Fine Motor Skills, Letter Formation, Sensory

Do you want your child to learn their alphabet but often find it difficult for them to focus? How often do you feel like a broken record, telling your children to practice handwriting? Well, handwriting is a hard task. It requires a combination of complex skills such as visual, physical fine motor, and planning skills. [...]

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Handwriting Tips for Kids

February 20, 2019 by in category Fine Motor Skills, Letter Formation, Letter Placement, Pencil Control, Word Spacing

Handwriting legibility is the quality of written output. A child’s handwriting legibility can impact their schooling, including their grades. Legibility is impacted by a range of skills such as word spacing, letter placement, letter formation and pencil control. Improvement in one or more of these areas can assist in enhancing your child’s handwriting. Word Spacing [...]

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