Category Archives: OT

Special Ed Corner: Talk Less and Listen More in the Special Ed Classroom

[Source: Autism Classroom Resources] Have you ever thought about the importance of being quiet in your classroom?  We all know the importance of modeling language for learners with language disorders and this often makes us think that we need to … Continue reading

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Researchers Describe Mechanism Behind Progeria

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Progeria, a premature aging disease, is the research focus of Roland Foisner’s team at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. Children suffering from progeria die at an … Continue reading

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Hot Job! Pediatric Occupational Therapist – San Francisco, CA

We are hiring Pediatric Occupational Therapists looking for an opportunity to serve kiddos in the San Francisco Bay area in several markets.   These positions are full time and offer benefits and reimbursements or can be paid on an independent contractor basis. … Continue reading

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School Based Clinician’s Corner: Two Kinds of Parent-Teacher Conferences

[Source: Edutopia] We just celebrated open house night at our high school and, as usual, the principal announced that this night was not a night to chat with parents about how their students were doing in our classes. We were … Continue reading

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Sensory and Fine Motor Activity of the Week: Corn Shucking

[The Jenny Evolution and Sensory Spectrum] A corn sensory table doesn’t have to be a formal event. And you certainly don’t need a sensory table, either! All you need is some newspaper (because you don’t want those corn silks all … Continue reading

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