Category Archives: OT

Proprioception and Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

[Source:  Child Development and Neurology via Your Therapy Source] Child Development and Neurology published research on 40 makes with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) to examine tactile perception and manual dexterity, with or without visual feedback. The participants were assessed for tactile perception … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Join? Why?

Editor’s Note:  This article was written by an SLP, but is relevant and important for all pediatric therapists and clinical professionals!   Get Connected! by Annie Doyle, CCC-SLP I will admit it, for many years I was not a member in my local … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria May Influence Cravings, Moods

[Source:  Psych Central] The bacteria found in our digestive tracts may be affecting both our cravings and moods, and may even push us toward obesity, according to a new analysis published in the journal BioEssays. Based on a review of recent … Continue reading

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Imaging Study Shows How Children Memorize Facts

[Source:  Psych Central] New brain-imaging research reveals how the brain reorganizes itself as children learn basic math facts. “As children learn basic arithmetic, they go from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory,” researchers at … Continue reading

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Resource of the Week: Going to School Social Story

[Source:  Education and] For children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), anxiety disorders, or any child that may be apprehensive about a situation, social stories are a great method to help them get ready. Feel free to print this story out and … Continue reading

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