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  OTFC is excited to announce it will be running a Professional Development for teachers in August 2018! The day will be run by OTFC Director - Dino Mennillo, Clinical Manager Alison Moss and Team Leader Michael Crisci - all of whom have had experience working within...

  A message to all our social media followers: Over the past 18 months, we have been incredibly privileged to see our various social media pages flourish and our tightknit community expand beyond our clinic in Adelaide, South Australia to followers worldwide. We are so grateful to...

Right now, most children either have a fidget spinner or have asked for one. If you’re a parent, you’re probably wondering what they are, and if you really should be investing in one for your child. But if they’re suggested to help your child, why...

So, last week we looked at Dysgraphia, what it is, how it can present and what can be done to assess handwriting difficulties. This week we will discuss some of the therapeutic approaches mentioned last week and some ideas and activities that can be tried at...

What is Dysgraphia  I am sure many of you have heard of the term Dysgraphia (dis-graf-eea). We have already touched on Dyspraxia, which has links to Dysgraphia, however Dysgraphia is a seperate entity and  a common difficulty experienced by children and observed by OTs. Dysgraphia is defined as 'the delayed...

A couple of weeks ago we showed one of the newer apps made for the OSMO device for iPad. This week we are excited to revel that a new game has been made for the OSMO. The game 'Numbers' was launched about a week ago, and...

Following on from a pervious post about the introduction of the device OSMO and the 3 apps/games that come with the device, we are today going to explore the newest addition to the OSMO suite, Masterpiece. Masterpiece is an OSMO app that allows the user to...

Following on from our introduction and discussion of the Fine Motor Skills App 'Dexteria', we will now explore a new app from the same developers, Dexteria VMI, which focuses on visual perceptual skills and visual motor integration. Visual Motor Integration simply looks at how we perceive an image (visual...

The App: Dexteria  Compatibility: iOS and Android Price: $1.99 (on Android) and $4.99 (on App store) This week we will have a look at another app that focuses on fine motor skills, however this one is more specialised than a number of the others available. Dexteria is an App designed by OT's...