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The Unity College Therapy Department has thoroughly enjoyed working with all learners in the school during 2019. We would like to share a few snapshots from some of the groups over[...]
Sensory Integration (SI) is a term thrown around by therapists very often when dealing with paediatric and specifically special paediatric needs. Being an Occupational Therapist an[...]
Attachment based parenting means that you become a model for your child’s future relationships, by helping them feel accepted and secure in connecting with you as parent, and event[...]
Interesting speech therapy facts: Human speech predates written language by tens of thousands of years. No one knows exactly how old spoken language is. Though it’s a common [...]
Unity College hosted a successful tea for therapists of various disciplines, including speech therapists, dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and educational psyc[...]
We thoroughly enjoyed having the moms visit us for a spoil day on Friday 31 May. It was great to provide an opportunity for our mothers to have a much needed breather, spend some t[...]
  As Occupational Therapists working with children, our focus is on developing a solid foundation for skill development. The pyramid above is often used to explain this approa[...]
Digital devices such as smartphones and tablets offer a world of possibilities to connect to others. But have you ever wondered how technology is influencing childhood, or if there[...]
Like walking and talking, vision is a learnt skill. Deficiencies in any of the complex processes involved in visual skills could be misdiagnosed as ADD/ADHD. Skills include eye mov[...]
  Letting the child lead begins with: Observing Waiting Listening     Observing Paying close attention to the child so that you can see what they’re interested in or[...]