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What is the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT)

The use of Ayres' Sensory Integration and the Sensory Integration & Praxis Tests (SIPT) is a hot topic in school districts across the nation. More and more parents are requesting it and thus more school districts are looking for occupational therapists that can administer the SIPT and provide a sensory integration model of therapy.

In fact, searching for School-based OT jobs on Edjoin.org you will often find a description that looks a little like this:

OT Job Description

So what are your options when it comes to gaining knowledge about sensory integration? If you have worked in a pediatric setting of any kind, you have no doubt picked up at least some sensory-based strategies as well as some theory on SI.