Category Archives: OT

7 Tools For Exploring Water Play

[Source: No Time for Flashcards] The summer is a time for preschool teachers to review what they have in their classrooms, and what they still need. As a preschool teacher, my main focus after providing a safe, secure place that … Continue reading

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Handwriting Idea of the Week: Minute Mania

by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed., OTR/L I have found that games that prove to be the most beneficial to students who are challenged by speed and fluidity are those that encourage them to compete against themselves.   Writing races can be … Continue reading

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Teaching Phonics Using Pool Noodles

[Source:  We Are Teachers] Pool noodles are available everywhere during the summer, and they’re inexpensive, too. So it’s a great time to stock up for fun, hands-on classroom activities, like Pool Noodle Phonics. What You Need: To make this hands-on … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Pokemon Go and Autism

[Source: Autism Speaks] This post is from school psychologist Dr. Peter Faustino and member of the Autism Speaks Family Services Committee. Pokémon GO is all the current rage.  And even if you are not an aficionado or think that the … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Setting and Terms for You

Editor’s Note: This document is part of the “PediaStaff Career Guide.” Click HERE to see the entire booklet. I want to do pediatric therapy. What kind of choices do I have? What kind of placement and staffing does PediaStaff do?   PediaStaff … Continue reading

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