Tag: occupational therapy
Move It or Lose It! Movement Breaks & Strategies for Remote Learning
Although this advancement in technology can be seen as beneficial in that children can still get access to their education from home, we need to keep in mind the lack of movement their body may be getting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parenting Tips I Use In My Practice That I Learned From My Mother (and Grandmothers)
Losing my grandmothers was one of the toughest losses I have ever experienced because they were always an unlimited source of love and wisdom in my life. I find myself invoking this wisdom more and more when asked for advice by stressed parents.
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…