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Dr Ayres 100th Birthday Celebration

Posted on 18 July, 2020 at 20:35

Today would have been Dr A Jean Ayres' 100th birthday and although COVID prevented attending an international congress and celebration in honour of Dr Ayres, it remains fitting to pay tribute to this amazing, pioneer occupational therapist.

 

We are grateful that Dr Ayres persevered to formulate a theory based on neuro-science at a time when it was unheard of to do research into the functions of he brain as a woman, and as an occupational ...

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Half-yearly update June 2020

Posted on 9 June, 2020 at 23:55

It is almost the middle of the year and I reckon 2020 will definitely be one for the books.


What's been happening the past 6 months?

1. The normal routine (with a few twists) is back in order at SPOTS - Therapy for Children. We clean hands before the session starts (parents, Mrs D and Miss Esmé too!), use a clean towel for each client, disinfect all contact surfaces after each session and deep clean...

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Heart Kid Jorja's story

Posted on 26 April, 2020 at 20:15

Our story: Born with Truncus Arteriosus


My pregnancy was a normal pregnancy with Jorja. All scans were on time and normal. When I was 33 weeks pregnant, I was air lifted via the RFDS to King Edwards Memorial hospital Perth, as my waters had broken and Jorja had started to present. I wasn’t overly concerned at this stage as I was a bit naive being our first baby. But the following day Jorja was delivered via emergency caesarean.

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Nature Play

Posted on 20 April, 2020 at 22:10

My name is Deb and I am a mum to many, a few through the foster care system. Soon after two of our daughters joined our family 11 years ago, we were aware that we needed more outside space as they were very active.


I had always wanted to live in the country and so after convincing the hubby we moved to Donnybrook 8 years ago. We are very blessed to live on 5 acres and through working at Grace Christian School in the Kin...

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COVID-19: 5 Lessons the Military taught me

Posted on 21 March, 2020 at 3:30

Today I'd like to tell you about my stint in the Military! Did you know that I spent more than 10 years in the South African Military Services? In a time that the world is wrapping its head around a new way of living for 2020 due to COVID-19, you may ask what this have to do with anything relevant to the current pandemic. However, I'd like to share a few lessons learnt that is applicable for...

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Auditory Sensitivity

Posted on 2 March, 2020 at 5:15


Have you got a little Horton? One who hears every little thing and is perhaps too sensitive to sounds? My 3 top tips for auditory sensitivity:

 

1. Prepare your child when known triggers will occur in a day. This can be done verbally or with a visual schedule. Please do so well in advance!...

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2020 - New offices

Posted on 2 February, 2020 at 4:15

2020 is here!


With much excitement, we awaited the completion of internal walls to the practice.


A reception and two offices now share the sensory integration gym area.


It was a dusty, messy process and Mrs "D" and Miss Esmé were cleaning everything inside-and-out for a whole week before opening the doors ...

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New Year. New Name. New Blog. New Beginnings

Posted on 9 February, 2019 at 1:40

It's February 2019 and the new year brought about a change for the practice.


We've refreshed our name! The practice is now called SPOTS - Therapy for Children. This aligns with our longterm vision to be a vibrant hub of multi-disciplinary services with the sole purpose to focus on improving and positively impacting the lives of children and their families. You'll still see our colourful logo - it is a firm fav...

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Spring-time celebrations

Posted on 2 September, 2016 at 1:00

Spring has a special way to invigorate me. It fills me with renewed energy and I can't help but "buzz" with eagerness to get myself organised and ready for the rest of the year!




Every spring I am amazed that everything in nature confirms that change is good. That change is necessary. That nothing remains static and con...

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