Don’t Touch Me! How to Help THAT Child who Struggles with Touch Sensitivity in the Classroom by Mariza Ferreira

In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be affecting [...]

2022-01-13T12:19:21+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Managing the Momentous Meltdowns of Children with High Learning Potential

From the Archive This article originally appeared in the Autumn 2013 print edition of Focus on Potential You are in the supermarket doing your weekly [...]

Katy is a Jiggler! How to Help that Child who is Constantly on the Go by Mariza Ferreira

In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be affecting [...]

2021-11-03T11:45:31+00:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Building Friendships – Finding Friends When You Have High Learning Potential

When it comes to friendships, children aren't really that different to us as adults; they are more likely to be drawn towards those with whom they [...]

2021-09-30T16:44:21+01:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, High Learning Potential, Wellbeing|Tags: |

Teacher, This is How You Can Help a Child with Handwriting Difficulties by Mariza Ferreira

In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be affecting [...]

What I Want Every Teacher to Know by Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira

In this new occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be [...]

One Occupational Therapist’s Journey into Dual or Multiple Exceptionality by Mariza Ferreira

One Occupational Therapist’s Journey into Discovering How Her Profession is the Vital Link for Helping Children With Dual Or Multiple Exceptionality by Mariza [...]

Learning about Learning with an Elephant

Non-confrontational lessons and insights from Kaavan the rescue elephant Kaavan’s mental journey is a marvellous and non-intimidating parallel that we can use to teach young people [...]

2021-11-11T16:57:46+00:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Focus on Potential, Wellbeing|Tags: , , |
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