Category Archives: OT

Seasonal Resource: 90+ Winter Themed Activities

[Source: Inner Child Fun] Need some ideas for what to do with the kids during Winter? These books, crafts, and activities are perfect for celebrating snow whether you are stuck inside during a blizzard, outdoors playing in the snow, or wishing … Continue reading

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Hot Job: Contract School COTA Position – Euclid, OH

We have a wonderful second semester school job opportunity for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant through May in the Euclid area. This position is 6.5 hours per day working with students K-12th grade. The COTA will assist the Occupational Therapist … Continue reading

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Meltdown Leads To Felony Charge For Teen On The Spectrum

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Steve and Susan Gordo have known the struggles of raising a child with autism, the progress and setbacks, and the haggling with local schools over education plans. Now, their 18-year-old son Paul is awaiting trial on a … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Occupational Therapy Evals in the School – How Do They Work?

[Source:  Go-To-For-OT] by Marie Toole, MS, OTR/L Last month I wrote about the special education process and what you as a parent could expect. There was lots of information about timelines, permissions, and the kinds of evaluations that may occur. … Continue reading

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ADHD Drugs May Actually Reduce Suicide Risk

[Source:  Psych Central] Although recent attention has focused on intentional or unintentional overdoses of ADHD medications, new research suggests the benefits of the drugs, including suicide reductions, are often overlooked. Black-box warnings about the dangers of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) … Continue reading

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