Essential Oils – Why You Need Them In Your Life

Essential oils can be used as a therapeutic sensory tool to promote self-regulation. When we breath in an aroma, this sensory information is sent straight to the limbic system of the brain – this is our our emotional switchboard. This may be why smells are so successful at influencing emotions….. and therefore behaviour.

6 Ways To Calm Your Child With Autism

A child with autism can live in a very stressed state. Transitions, sensory overload, confusion reading facial expressions or a change in routine can leave your child feeling extremely anxious and super stressed out.

Brain Breaks For The Classroom

When students engage in high concentration tasks for long periods of time, their brains become tired and they become restless – banging pencils on the table, tapping their feet and fiddling with whatever may be at hand. Here are 6 awesome brain break ideas every teacher should be using.

The Therapeutic Benefits of Nature

Therapeutic Activities. This is a term that parents of children on the spectrum will often hear. It is encouraged to incorporate therapeutic activities into your daily routine to help your child meet their developmental milestones, expose them to multi-sensory environments and encourage social interactions.

Calming The Chaos & Enjoying The Festive Season!

Calming The Chaos & Enjoying The Festive Season!

Candy canes, flashing lights, crowds of people, late nights, big days and just stuff everywhere!! This is what we love about the festive season! However, for our kids on the spectrum who work best to a routine and are sensory sensitive, all these festivities are just one challenge after another.

9 Pillars Of Growth

9 Pillars Of Growth

Step by step, day by day, habit by habit….and let’s start with the fundamental 9 pillars of growth and wellbeing. A parent-implemented protocol bridging conventional therapy with a lifestyle optimisation approach to promote functional skills and inspire healthy habits.

Let's Talk Toileting

Let’s Talk Toileting

Learning to go to the toilet independently is a very significant milestone in a child’s development. In general, children learn to use the toilet between 18 months and 3 years old.