Category Archives: OT

Hot Job! Contract Pediatric Outpatient Occupational Therapist Assistant – Ozark, AL

Now hiring a contract COTA for a temporary position in South Alabama.  This is a fabulous opportunity to work in a variety of settings: Clinic, Early Intervention, and School.  Learn more about our spacious facility and providing quality pediatric care … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: April Fool’s Day!

Editor’s Note:  April Fool’s Day can be annoying for educators, but it can facilitate lively classroom discussion.  Here are some ideas from Edutopia!  [Source:  Edutopia] April Fool’s Day has a long and illustrious history of pranks both large and small … Continue reading

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App Review: iDo Hygiene App

[Source:  OTs with Apps] iDo Hygiene is a new app providing instruction, video and games to learn personal hygiene. Included is an option to create your own images in the 12 hygiene areas. Created by the Center for Educational Technology … Continue reading

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Autistic and Non-Autistic Brain Differences Isolated for First Time

[Source:  Medical News Today] The methodology can potentially isolate the areas of the brain involved with other cognitive problems, including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ADHD and schizophrenia. The functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the first time, following the … Continue reading

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Physical Symmetry Linked to Faster Reactions, Study Shows

[Source:  Medical News Today] Children with more symmetrical hands have speedier mental responses than others, according to a study. Children with balanced physical proportion on their left and right hands were able to react more quickly in mental tests. This … Continue reading

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