Parent tips to help left-handed children be more successful with handwriting.

Approximately 10% of the population are left-handed. Our world is designed for right-handed dominance. Being left-handed does come with some difficulties, especially for children developing skills.

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Is It More Than Just a Phase? Picky Eating Versus Problem Feeding

Arguably the most complex aspect of child development, the term “feeding” encompasses all of the skills required to ingest an appropriate variety and quantity of solids and liquids for nourishment. While the development of feeding skills may appear to be a natural process, part of our basic survival instincts, it is much more complicated than meets the eye!

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Get Kids Moving Using Technology

In today’s world, it can be difficult to get our kids moving and exercising! Here are some of my favorite resources to get kids moving while using what they love, technology. We all know the mental and physical health benefits of exercise.

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Accessible Assistive Technology for Students and Parents

Assistive technology (AT) refers to the products, equipment, and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for individuals with

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The Importance of Outdoor Play

In general, children can benefit from daily active free play whether it be indoors or outdoors. However, children of all ages can benefit from at least three hours of free play outdoors a day.

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Why Outpatient Therapy? COVID-19, Hybrid School Days and Beyond

There are just about a million things to consider when discussing back to school. The school schedules are changing minute to minute, meetings are being delayed, childcare options are limited at best and everyone is frantic. You may be looking at your child’s schedule and wondering how their related services are going to look now.

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An OT insider perspective on the multipurpose toy for kids

s an occupational therapist, part of the job is to be creative in our activities, to help promote improvement of skills and independence (as well as be fun in doing so). Squigz are one of my favorite toys to use in my sessions.

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10 Ordinary Household Items for Occupational Therapy Activities

So, your children are home from school and their distance-learning school day has come to an end. But as a parent, your day is hardly over…

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