Category Archives: OT

Pinterest Pin of the Week: Alphabet Match Fine Motor Activity

[Source: Teacher Resources for Parents]   This activity is really easy to put together and is perfect for kids that are learning their letters. It is also a great way to work on fine motors skills. Please visit the Original … Continue reading

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Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs Associated with Autism and Developmental Delays in Boys

[Source:  Medical News Today] In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum … Continue reading

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OT Corner: How to Create the Right Sensory Environment for a Good Night’s Sleep

[Source:  Friendship Circle] A sensory-friendly bedroom has only one purpose: to create an environment that maximizes the possibility for a long night of restful sleep. Insomnia, night-waking and other sleep disturbances are frequent complaints of people with neurological differences, anxiety … Continue reading

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Therapist Tip of the Week: Printing Sticky Notes for Executive Function Help

by Tara Roehl CCC-SLP Disclaimer: I don’t know about you, but I have a ton of clients who avoid writing like the plague. And that isn’t even an over dramatization. There is so much anxiety around it for so many of … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover Brain’s Anti-Distraction System

[Source:  Science Daily] Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific … Continue reading

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