Category Archives: OT

Gifted Corner: U.S. Schools are Still Shortchanging Gifted Kids, Experts Say

[Source:  Science Daily] The report A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students changed the conversation about academic acceleration in this country’s schools when it was published 10 years ago. Although access to programs and support for gifted students has … Continue reading

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Spring Gross Motor Game – Puddle Jumping

[Source: Pink Oatmeal] I love Spring!  Living in Minnesota, the winters are long, and nothing is better than seeing that white stuff disappear!  I don’t even mind the muddy mess or puddles that come with the melting snow.  It’s actually … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Study To Look For Causes Of ASD

[Source:   Disability Scoop] Kaiser Permanente is about to begin what is believed to be the largest genetic research project ever conducted by a health organization into the causes of autism, gathering biological and other health information from 5,000 Northern … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Problem-Solving Skills for Hostile Teens on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Addressing hostility and aggressiveness in teens with Asperger’s (AS) and High-Functioning Autism (HFA) can be a frustrating and demanding process. The challenge for parents and teachers is to address the behavior in a constructive manner, rather … Continue reading

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AOTA Time in the Music City!!

Wow!!  What a city! Nashville sure is a buzzing place.  And inside will be too at the Expo Hall.  Grand opening for the hall is Thursday at 5:30 PM!   Please come visit us at booth 1129!    We look … Continue reading

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