Pre-Writing Skills

WHAT ARE PRE-WRITING SKILLS AND HOW CAN YOU HELP TO DEVELOP THEM AT HOME? You may have heard your Occupational Therapist refer to pre-writing skills before but what exactly are pre-writing skills and how can you help to develop this important set of skills at home? Pre-writing skills are the fundamental skills that children need to develop before they are … Read More

Free Drop In Clinic – Mernda

As a parent are you feeling overwhelmed and wish you had someone to talk to and/or are you concerned about the development of your child and not sure where to look for help? Then our drop in clinic will be perfect for you. Building Blocks Therapy will be opening our Mernda clinic doors on the dates below to provide families … Read More

Fussy Eaters

10 THINGS TO THINK ABOUT WHEN DEALING WITH FUSSY OR RESISTANT EATERS 1. Eating is the most difficult sensory task that children do. a. Knowing your child’s sensory preferences and the sensory properties of their always foods is important and a helpful place to start when introducing new foods. This will allow you to tune into their signals, cues and … Read More

Does My Child Need Occupational Therapy?

In order to best answer this question, it’s important to understand what exactly and Occupational Therapist does when working within a paediatric setting.   Occupational Therapy (OT) is a fascinating career that involves working with the child to help them to grow and reach their full potential, ensuring the family is involved every step of the way. This involves providing kids … Read More