Psychology for children

Psychology for children

What is a psychologist? Psychologists study human behaviour. That means they are concerned with how people think, learn, feel and act. To become a psychologist, one must complete a recognised university degree. In broad terms, psychologists help people improve how...
Psychology and Autism

Psychology and Autism

Autism information Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder affecting how a person regards and engages with other people and their environment. It is a condition that is characterized by being on a spectrum; all people with autism share some difficulties and...
OT and self-regulation for children

OT and self-regulation for children

What does self-regulation mean? The term self-regulation is often used in the health care field to describe the concept of an individual (you) being able to manage and control themselves (generally referring to their actions and behaviours). It is a regular and...
Psychology for teenagers

Psychology for teenagers

The teenage years is a period of great change and transition for adolescents. They are growing out of childhood and into adulthood, and often must cope with the pressures of family, friends, school and thinking about their future (i.e. what career they are interested...
How OT can help children with learning difficulties

How OT can help children with learning difficulties

What is a learning disorder?  Learning difficulties are associated with serious problems in the areas of reasoning, speaking and listening, writing, reading or mathematics.  Learning disorders are believed to be caused by maladjustments in the nervous system, and...