Sensory integration and its significance in feeding, speech and language abilities

Sensory processing is a complex system that involves receiving the sensory information successfully from all the senses such as sight, smell, hear, taste, balance etc, interpreting that sensory information correctly, combining this information from different senses to create a complete picture, deciding on response based on the information form all Read more…

Sensory Integration

Why are our senses important? Sensory development is important for a child’s overall health and wellbeing. It forms the foundation of a child’s learning and perception. Sensory systems do not develop in isolation. Sensory Integration (SI) was introduced in the 1970s by A. Jean Ayres, who defined sensory integration as Read more…

Dyspraxia

The term Dyspraxia was derived from the word ‘Praxis’ which means “the ability to perform intentional movements or simple gestures”, like playing with toys, using tools (including a pencil or a fork), building a structure (like a toy block tower or a house) or engaging in many occupations. (Ayres, Mailloux and Wendler, Read more…