A Child’s Occupation:   PLAYING

A Child’s Occupation: PLAYING

By  Samanta Rivas-Argueta, University of Toronto occupational therapy student Edited by Lizette Alexander OT Reg. (Ont) with appreciation It’s time to play! As parents, it is delightful to see our children laugh and have a good time. They jump and crawl, they hide and...
A Child’s Occupation:  TOILETING

A Child’s Occupation: TOILETING

by Samanta Rivas-Argueta, occupational therapy student University of Toronto edited by Jacquie Martin MSc. OT Reg. (Ont) with appreciation It’s time for potty training! Learning to use the toilet independently is an exciting milestone for all kids (and parents!). Not...
A Child’s Occupations: FEEDING

A Child’s Occupations: FEEDING

By  Samanta Rivas-Argueta, University of Toronto occupational therapy student Edited by Karen Don MSc. OT Reg. (Ont) with appreciation       Are you struggling to get your child to eat? Is your child constantly asking for the same food and doesn’t seem to tolerate...

A CHILD’S OCCUPATIONS: I CAN DO IT!

By  Samanta Rivas-Argueta, University of Toronto occupational therapy student Edited by Lizette Alexander OT Reg. (Ont) with appreciation   Welcome to our new series titled: “A Child’s Occupations”. Over the next four weeks, we will be discussing various...
Exploring Our Actions:  Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

Exploring Our Actions: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

Written by: Timothy Spadzinski, OT Student Intern Edited by: Lizette Alexander, OT Reg. (Ont) with appreciation As adults, we may have moments where we feel a little bit clumsy, whether that be having a cup slip from your hand and onto the floor or stumbling over a...