Sensory processing refers to the way a person sorts, interprets and responds to sensation from their body, environment and the world around them. The sensations or sensory information comes from the seven senses of touch, taste, sight, sound, smell, movement and body position. Processing occurs in the brain and nervous system (Central Nervous System). When the brain is processing sensations Read more
Sensory needs or issues occur when a child has difficulties receiving and responding to information from their senses. Children with sensory issues may have find it hard to cope with anything that triggers their senses, including sound, light touch, taste, or smell. To put it into context, think of an uncomfortable situation - the weather is cold, you are wearing a scratchy woollen jumper, Read more
Thank you for your interest in Learning Links' Occupational Therapy program. Unfortunately, due to high demand and industry wide pressures on the availability of professionals, we are unable to provide the service at the present time. To find an Occupational Therapist close to you, you can visit: https://www.otaus.com.au/find-an-ot For information about other ways that Read more
Due to high demand, unfortunately the waitlist for Learning Links' Occupational Therapy program is closed. To find an Occupational Therapist close to you, you can visit: https://www.otaus.com.au/find-an-otOur occupational therapists help children understand and work with their bodies so they can perform the basic life skills and the tasks required of them at school. Foundation skills Read more
In our free monthly eNewsletter you’ll receive interesting articles on education and learning, tips for supporting children, our latest service offerings and programs, news, events and volunteer opportunities.