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Understanding self-regulation Self-regulation is an individual’s ability to monitor and manage their own behaviours, emotions, concentration, and energy levels according to the environment they are in (Bundy et al, 1991). For example, when a child is at school their body may need to use more energy...

On Saturday the 20th of August, OTFC hosted their first ever Life Skills Group sleepover down in the purple and orange room. The concept behind the sleepover was to ensure that the current group of boys could be involved in an overnight experience, building on...

Co-Regulation A lot of children who come to OTFC have difficulties with regulation. There are several types of regulation and you may have heard your OT use terms such as self-regulation, dysregulation and co-regulation. Regulation Regulation as a whole refers to the ability of being able...

"We stick to the process because it's what held us in good stead for very many years" - Dino Mennillo (Clinical Director of OTFC). Our next video provides some great insight into the assessment processes at Occupational Therapy For Children. ...

Here's next installment in our video series. Get a behind the scenes look into what our clinical director, Dino Mennillo, does on a daily basis. ...

“What is a sensory diet?” A lot of people hear the term sensory diet and immediately think “food and recipes”. A sensory diet is far from this – it is actually a planned activity schedule to support the functional needs of a child on a day...