Category Archives: OT

OT Corner: Touch – A Multi-Sensational Feeling

[Source:  OT Mom Says] Ok, maybe I’ve never said those exact words, but firm, deep pressure touch is definitely more calming than light touch, and obviously more comforting than any kind of painful touch. Our sense of touch, known as … Continue reading

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Study Shows that Puzzle Pieces Evoke Negativity from the Public

[Source: Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism] Why was the study conducted? They’re everywhere. On the lapels of NCAA basketball coaches during the Final Four. On a FOX reporter’s bowtie during the World Series. On bumper stickers, backpacks, bracelets, beer koozies, tote bags, and the background … Continue reading

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New Research Reaffirms That Fidgeting Helps Kids with ADHD Concentrate

[Source:  Psych Central] Many a parent has expressed frustration when they watch their child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder squirm and fidget in school and while doing their homework, yet appear laser-focused and motionless sitting in front of the TV. New … Continue reading

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Brain Benefits of Sensory Motor Groups

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Do you provide group therapy sessions?  Is it ever a struggle for children to participate?  Do you find that some children have the motor skills when playing alone but then have difficulties when they start playing … Continue reading

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Service Dog Company Accused Of Scamming Customers

[Source: Disability Scoop] Briggs Geister decided to buy a service dog from Noelle’s Dogs Four Hope based on the company’s glowing online reviews and its reasonable prices. Her husband has difficulty walking and uses oxygen due to a terminal lung … Continue reading

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