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Xe_ NO_phobia

It feels like South Africa came to a halt this week. I’ve decided to tackle a very sensitive topic at this point in time- the Xenophobic attacks.  1,085 more words

#OTjustsaying: Informed consent is a basic MUST!

Do you know what informed consent means?

“Informed consent is the process by which the treating health care provider discloses appropriate information to a competent patient so that the patient may make a voluntary choice to accept or refuse treatment (1).” 322 more words

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Ot and psychiatrist appointments

Just got home from both of my appointments. Saw Mark the OT first and that went well. We talked about me doing some volunteer work, and today I am going to ring our local volunteer centre, and make an appointment to go in to visit them and I’m also going to ring the National Council for the blind, to see if they can send me out an application form. 421 more words

Morning blues

Its early. I’m up but I am very tired. I really didnt want to get out of bed this morning. But I had to, I have two appointments, one with Mark our OT, and one with Dr Barry. 134 more words

Mj's Therapy

Finding additional therapy for MJ has been a task (he receives 90 min of speech therapy and 30 minutes of occupational therapy every week at school).  195 more words

ARD Day!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…no, wait, that’s Christmas.

This was ARD Day!

An ARD is a (normally) yearly meeting that is meant to help determine the IEP for a child with special needs. 1,063 more words


Special Needs: The King of All Writing Instruments

We hope this post will touch and improve the lives of some of our fans who care for or know someone who has a child with special needs. 136 more words