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  • After a long summer break, most children across South Africa went back to school last week. This is generally a busy time of getting stationery, books and uniforms ready. Going back to school can be a daunting and very anxious thing for many children and for various reasons too … There are changes in routine […] The post Back to school survival tips appeared first on Sensory Intelligence.

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  • The long-awaited summer school holidays are here, and with that the Festive Season. It is traditionally a time to spend with family and to make new memories. It is a time for fun in the sun, family gatherings and parties, shopping till you drop, and loads of festive food and activities. However, it is also […] The post Tips to reduce stress over the holidays appeared first on Sensory Intelligence.

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  • The world is loud and busy. There isn’t enough time in each day for the things that need to be done, never mind adding elusive concepts like ‘spending quiet time’ to the mix.  And I know what you’re thinking ….I don’t have time for quiet time! What on earth could I gain by taking some […] The post Why you have to take some quiet & alone time appeared first on Sensory Intelligence.

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Beating Exam Stress

  • All around our country, students are preparing or are already busy writing exams. Our Matric students are already in the thick of it, and those in the lower grades have also already started or are soon to start. Exam time is a time when stress levels are higher than usual. Stress can be a positive […] The post Beating Exam Stress appeared first on Sensory Intelligence.

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  • At the moment everyone – especially in Cape Town – is aware of the importance of saving water.  But this is no excuse to skip your 2 liters a day. Here at Sensory Intelligence Consulting we are all too aware of today’s busy, on-the-go world.  Unfortunately our bodies often take a backseat and we neglect […]

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  • Once again, we find ourselves nearing the end of another school year. There are just over 6 weeks of school left, and as always parents, scholars and teachers all feel the pressures that go hand in hand with all that is still left to do before school closes for the summer holiday.   As teachers, […]

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  • Movement is a necessary skill throughout all ages of development, but essential in our younger years. Our children are more sedentary due to an increase in passive lifestyles and the advances in technology.  As a result, we are seeing increased numbers in learning difficulties and decreased motor abilities in our children. Every movement action that […]

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  • One of the countless benefits of working at a school, is having down time during school holidays.  Amongst other things, it gives you the opportunity to take part in activities that you never have time for.   It was during a recent holiday that my husband and I decided to take a road trip and […]

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  • Over the last few weeks, despite the cold weather, I have noticed a number of children wearing open shoes. It got me thinking about an article I had to write for a shoe manufacturing company last year, on the impact of wearing shoes when one has difficulty with processing sensory input.   Children with sensory […]

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  • I love food! I love tasting food, smelling food and looking at food. Above them all, I love making food. For years I miserably declared that I don’t have an inkling of artistic flair in me. However, give me an apron, a wooden spoon, a recipe book and throw in a glass of wine. Then […]

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  • Fidget spinners, they are everywhere! And every child that doesn’t have one wants one. They are just the coolest thing to have right now. As adults, teachers and parents just don’t get it and find them a nuisance as well as distracting. Yet they are no different to past fads such as Yo-yo’s, Silly Bandz […]

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  • What is a teacher to do? There are so many sensory types in a classroom and each child in that classroom has a different sensory need. One of the most difficult aspects of teaching is handling behaviour problems. Inappropriate behaviour interrupts lessons, tests a teacher’s patience and distracts the other children from the tasks at […]

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Autism and the Senses

  • April marks Autism Awareness month. All around the world famous landmarks have been lit up with blue lights, a great way for the world to notice that Autism is real, it impacts more people than we can imagine and yet, there is still so much to learn about the condition.   There is no doubt […]

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The underwear drawer

  • My husband and I appear to be pretty similar. We are both tall, skinny and have easy-going temperaments.  There are however some very distinct differences between us. These can most clearly be seen in our underwear drawers.   Opening my husband’s underwear drawer you will find neatly folded, colour coded undies in orderly piles. There […]

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  • Parenthood is wonderful – the fun and joy that a child brings is unlike any other experience in life. It also brings with it many responsibilities, like feeding and clothing your child. Sometimes, though, fun and responsibility combine in activities that are both good for them and fun for you both. Reading is, or should […]

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  • Each person has a sensory threshold. That is, there is only so much sensory input that one can handle before one feels overwhelmed and out of control. The lower one’s threshold is, the quicker one gets overwhelmed by their environment. The child with lower thresholds is either sensitive to sensory input or avoidant of sensory […]

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  • Is time management a waste of time?

      Still struggling with time management for yourself and your team?  Feeling overwhelmed by the ‘To Do’ list?  You are not alone.  So perhaps it’s time for a different approach?   One of the most common complaints I hear from managers, is how busy they are and how much work they’ve got to do.  Have […]

  • Easy tips for happy holidays

    Summer is here and schools are out, and every one is ready to have a summer holiday. At this time of the year, most people are ready to shut the door on the year that has been. All I have heard over the last few days (from myself as well!) is how people are just hanging […]

  • Is sitting really the new smoking?
  • Reducing Teacher Stress and Burnout

    With just over 8 weeks to go to the end of the school year, teachers are heading into a very stressful and emotional time. Teacher burnout, which happens due to stress and mental fatigue happening more often than not, hits many teachers yearly. Stress and burnout drain the very joy and essence of teaching, and […]

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  • Have you ever felt as if managing your team is like trying to herd cats?  Each with their own personalities, ideas, work styles, ambitions …. and flash points? Being a manager these days can sometimes feel more like being something between a diplomat and a firefighter – spending all your energies on keeping the team […]

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