Social Skills: The Building Blocks of Interaction

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Very often we hear the phrase “social skills” thrown around by therapists and educators. But what does it exactly mean? Social skills are the skills that we use each day to interact with each other. There isn’t one exact skill, but instead, there are a number of smaller skills, which include: Verbal communication (speech and … Read more

I’m Retired, Why Do I Need To See An Occupational Therapist?

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We get this question a lot, or similarly, “I already have a job, I don’t need an OT”. While employment is also an occupation, it’s not typically the type of occupation we mean. What is an Occupational Therapist? Occupational Therapists work with individuals from all ages and all walks of life, and what we do … Read more

Toilet Training

Toilet Training

Are you having trouble with toilet training your child? You’re not alone! Online sources say that children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years are ready to start transitioning from nappies to using a toilet or potty, however, this may also occur later, and is depending on each individual child. A number of … Read more