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  Unstructured outdoor play is vital for the positive mental and physical well-being of your child. Studies show that South Australian children spend an average of 4.5 hours a day in front of a screen, half an hour more than the national average. The average Australian...

The crash mat is one of the most important pieces of equipment we use at OTFC. Not only does it make sure your kids are safe and able to engage in beneficial risk-taking tasks, but it can be a helpful tool for children with proprioceptive...

How much time should children be spending on screens? How much time does your child spend on screens per day? A lot of parents or carers would say “too much, but it’s so hard to get them off!” When you add up your child playing 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 revisit our favourite resources in this weeks blog, and will be looking at oral motor toys. These toys are used just about every day in the clinic, serving a variety of purposes. We have previously looked at oral regulation in our Chewing through the facts article,...

Here is a common situation in the clinic: A child is engaged in an activity with the therapist, then the therapist begins to discuss something with the parent. The child notices that they are no longer being provided the attention and guidance in an activity, at the...