The Definition of Sensory

How many times have you seen sensory terms, but are unsure of what they actually mean? We asked our resident OT at Swim Works to put this Fact Sheet together for you, from her knowledge and from OT resources from the net. Here are a few of the common sensory terms and...

Toys and Activities and their Sensory Benefits in the Pool

AQUATIC PROFESSIONALS ‘LOVE’ INCLUDING SENSORY RESOURCES INTO THEIR ‘AQUATIC CLASSROOMS’ When planning and communicating the activity purpose, it is important to consider their value in terms of child and sensory development. This fact sheet provides a useful activity...

Emotional Intelligence Building for Young Children

Emotional Intelligence in Practice As children learn to verbalize their emotions we are also helping them to understand what they are feeling through emotionally framing and managing them. For example; ‘I see that you are angry’ or ‘It is ok to feel disappointed,’ are...