What is Auditory Defensiveness?

By: Jessica Kalen, OTA & PTA Diploma Program Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning All posts are reviewed by a supervising Occupational Therapist.  Hand Skills for Children is appreciative of the time and research, placement students commit...

The Relationship between Proprioception and Body Awareness

By: Jessica Kalen, OTA & PTA Diploma Program Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning  All posts are reviewed by a supervising Occupational Therapist.  Hand Skills for Children is appreciative of the time and research, placement students...

What is Proprioception?

By: Casey Sobotincic, OTA & PTA Diploma Program Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning All  posts are reviewed by a supervising Occupational Therapist.  Hand Skills for Children is appreciative of the time and research, placement students...

Sensory Activities

By: Larissa Jones, University of Guelph-Humber Placement Student All  posts are reviewed by a supervising Occupational Therapist . Hand Skills for Children is appreciative of the time and research placement students commit to in writing posts for our blog. As a...

Establishing Hand Preference

If your child is showing preference using one hand in activities like drawing, reaching for a ball, or using a spoon- they are on their way to establishing whether they are right handed or left handed! The hand that a child uses to perform most of their daily...

Challenging behaviours and Autism

This is a really good article that explains the possible ramifications of attempting to eliminate a behavior that may be sensory in nature and alternative approaches to addressing them.  It is a very thorough and well written explanation. We frequently have parents...