Category Archives: OT

Sensory Activity of the Week: Sweet Potato Play Dough

[Source:  Therapy Fun Zone] This Summer, I was running a group with kids that avoid food, so we played with all kinds of foods to get some pleasant associations with the smells and tastes. I wanted to make every day … Continue reading

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Postural Control in Very Preterm Children

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Recent research assessed the postural control of 90 very preterm (VPT) children (<30 weeks gestation) and 36 full term children (>37 weeks gestation) at four years old. Using a Wii Balance Board, various tasks were assessed … Continue reading

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Early Intervention Can Curb Aggression in Kids

[Source: Psych Central] Timely new research discovers aggressive children are less likely to become violent criminals or psychiatrically troubled adults if they receive early school and home-based interventions. The Fast-Track Project study, by researchers at Duke, Pennsylvania State, Vanderbilt universities … Continue reading

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Report: Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention Effective for Autism

[Source:  Best Practice] It is well established that early intervention is a critical determinant in the course and outcome of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is considered a central feature of intervention programming for children with … Continue reading

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Ask PediaStaff: I Have Filled out My Application With PediaStaff, What Happens Next?

After you have completed your screening questionnaire/interview, your profile and resume will be sent to the appropriate PediaStaff Staffing Consultant(s) for your geographic area. You will receive a notification from the PediaStaff career center confirming your application has been received … Continue reading

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