IT STARTED OUT as a session rendering my therapy training to provide in-water assessments for children. Ten sessions later, these children have graduated from the paracanoeing development programme. The programme is an initiative by Canoeing Cares, supported by the Singapore Canoe Federation (SCF) and Asian Women Welfare Association (AWWA) TEACH ME Services. The young participants […]
IT’S THE WORLD CUP season, and this Brazilian fan is experiencing it all in a unique way. As Carlos is both visually and hearing-impaired, his friend has creatively adapted the activity with the use of tactile cues and touch. Very impressive!
Some useful tips on safe gardening from AOTA to prevent unnecessary back aches and strains. Check it out here. Particularly like the tip sheet!
Wow, so I have just discovered this amazing way of loading tweets onto WordPress. Learning new things everyday… and social media is such a great platform for sharing ideas! Mind me and my newfound obsession with my tweet-thoughts. This caught my attention today! How innovative (: How to make low cost adapted utensils w/ large […]
IT HAS BEEN a terribly busy week with back-to-back events! Conducted a PYSSLA beads workshop for children on Thursday. This product is specifically found in IKEA stores and boy was it fun to create masterpieces out of this stuff! But of course, the occupational therapist in me was busy analyzing the activity in mind. Activity […]
WHAT IS DANCE? An activity that is socially engaging, physically challenging, creative, as well as culturally and mentally stimulating. The above extract is the definition of dance by Connor (2000), summing up its therapeutic potential. In Occupational Therapy, using dance as a leisure activity in rehabilitation is not equivalent to ‘Dance Therapy’. Professionally, there are […]