Just like we need to eat regularly throughout the day and maintain a healthy diet, we also need regular sensory input to maintain an appropriate alertness level to focus and concentrate. Our Occupatio
Sometimes it can be hard to think on the spot for some sensory diet activities to help a child with their sensory processing disorder. So our Occupational Therapists at Kid Sense have put together act
The Occupational Therapy team identify how their engines are running.
Postural control and sensory diet activities
Hula Hoop Sensory Diet Activities
OT engine check
Find 10 fun ways to use Mr Potato Head to teach different speech and language skills with your child.
Help your child to improve their listening and learning skills by developing eye contact using some of these simple play-based activities.
Discover some fun and easy ways to practise turn-taking with your child at home.
Joint attention should be well established by the age of 18 months. It is an important skills in the development of a toddler. It is a foundation skill for social referencing as well as cognitive and
Mr Potato Head
Tips and tricks to building your child up to draw a person. Watch this video for a step by step guide
Mastering the pre writing shapes such as squares and triangles are important in a childs development. This is a foundation to being able to write, though the plannning and sequencing of knowing how to
Drawing a person
Drawing a triangle with Kids
Occupational Therapy, more commonly associated with assisting the elderly or equipment prescription after an accident or injury, is a little known gold mine of help for children. This workshop provide
This workshop provides parents and professionals with an understanding of how each of the different sensory systems function and the impact they can have upon a child's ability to successfully par
This workshop provides parents and professionals with an understanding of some factors that can contribute to attention and concentration difficulties which may occur as the result of, or in conjuncti
Pencil skills, and particularly handwriting, is a more complex skill than we often realise. A child's ability to colour within the lines, trace over a shape and draw simple pictures forms the buil
This workshop provides parents and professionals with an appreciation of the multiple underlying skills required for co-ordination and some activities to overcome clumsiness and improve co-ordination.
The summary of the lecture on organisation.
This is a summary of the lecture on visual cues.
1. Occupational Therapy for Children (Workshop Summary)
2. Making Sense of Sensory Intergration (Workshop Summary)
3. Getting Control of Your Engine (Workshop Summary)
4. Sharpening up on Pencil Skills (Workshop Summary)
5. Developing Control in Coordination (Workshop Summary)
6. Organisation (Workshop Summary)
7. Visual Cues
Hear from one of our Occupational Therapists about their experiences joining the Kid Sense team. Ellen discusses the training process, culture, treatment resources and professional development.
Hear first hand from our clinical director of Speech Pathology about working at Kid Sense. Discover some reasons why our staff love working at Kid Sense
2017 South Australian Telstra Business Awards acceptance speech by Joanna Buttfield, Founder and Clinical Director of Kid Sense Child Development. Kid Sense is a provider of private Occupational Thera
This video will give you a perspective on what it is like to work as an Occupational Therapist or Speech Pathologist at Kid Sense. Have a look at all of the positive initiatives we have in place.
Hear how one of our Occupational Therapists have found the Kid Sense experience, from an employees perspective.
One of our Speech Therapists speaks about her experience entering the Kid Sense team.
Staff Endorsement Occupational Therapy
Working At Kid Sense
South Australian Telstra Business Awards acceptance speech
Why join Kid Sense
Staff endorsement Occupational Therapy
Staff endorsement Speech Therapy
NDIS Provider Profile
Kid Sense was showcased by the NDIA, as a service provider for the NDIS. Watch this video to see the difference the NDIS has made to Kid Sense and our clients.