Occupational Therapy Day at Pegasus School

Occupational Therapy Day

The importance of Occupational Therapy (OT) was highlighted at  Pegasus schools OT open day. Staff, students and parents were invited to the day. The day was organised by the schools OT, Wilbur.

During the day Wilbur demonstrated a sensory diet. An effective sensory diet is made up of activities that improve focus, and help the young person feel OK (regulated) through the day. It helps the nervous system to feel better organised.  This enables them to tolerate situations and sensations that they would otherwise not be able to cope with.