A great clip from the BBC – with input from Dr Susan Whitbourne who has been providing insight into our behaviours throughout this pandemic.
Creating Sensory Ladders online during telehealth has been one way OT’s across the UK have been supporting the mental health of children, teens, adults and students manage their health and well-being during COVID lockdown. You can see some of these and read more here. http://www.sensoryladders.org
If you have made a Sensory Ladder during Covid-19 you are happy to share, please post to our Sensory Ladder FB page community or send to us via our Contact Us link on this website.
‘But, in our brains, there’s a lot of screaming going on right now…’
This can be a tricky time, but there are still lots of opportunities to look after our mental health. Here is a link to some fantastic advice from Mind charity with ideas about how to take care of your wellbeing during this time.
This information is helpful for those who might be feeling anxious about the virus or if you are wondering how you will cope if you need to work from home or self-isolate.
As we start the new year, with lots of hopes for a fresh start, often its the smallest most simple and achievable changes that work best.
Amy Fleming talks to neuroscientist Shane O’Mara who believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing else. He explains why you should exchange your gym kit for a pair of comfy shoes and get strolling
“Our sensory systems work at their best when they’re moving about the world,” says O’Mara. Read more here
Our two day workshop is a “great opportunity to reflect on clinical practice and learn new skills”. Find out more about the application of Ayres’ Sensory Integration beyond childhood to support health and wellbeing.