Category Archives: OT

OT/PT Corner: Simple Baby Play: Tissue Paper Kicking

[Source:  Mama OT] Today Occupational Therapist and owner of CanDo Kiddo, Rachel Coley, M.S., OTR/L, is here to share one of her many  creative  baby  play activities. She also has a pretty awesome, one-of-a-kind product she has created to equip new parents … Continue reading

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Growth Hormone Can Significantly Improve Social Skills in Autism

[Source:  Medical News Today] A growth hormone can significantly improve the social impairment associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in patients with a related genetic syndrome, according to a pilot study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and … Continue reading

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How Brain Waves Guide Memory Formation

[Source:  Science Daily] Our brains generate a constant hum of activity: As neurons fire, they produce brain waves that oscillate at different frequencies. Long thought to be merely a byproduct of neuron activity, recent studies suggest that these waves may … Continue reading

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Toilet Training & Autism: Ideas for OT Practitioners Infographic

This s a great resource that AOTA just put on their website! [Source:  AOTA] The feature article in the February 9 issue of OT Practice is about toilet training for children with autism. What is your role as an occupational … Continue reading

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Infants are Hardwired to Link Images & Sounds as They Learn to Speak

[Source: Science Daily] In a paper published in the journal Cortex, an international team of researchers in the UK and in Japan, including those at the University of Warwick, examined the electrical activities of the brain in 11 month-olds at the … Continue reading

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