Category Archives: OT

Brains with Autism Adapt Differently During Implicit Learning

[Source:  Medical News Today] Carnegie Mellon University scientists have discovered a crucial difference in the way learning occurs in the brains of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Published in NeuroImage, Sarah Schipul and Marcel Just examined how the brains … Continue reading

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OT/PT Corner – Holiday Gift Giving Guide from OTs and PTs!

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Black Friday is upon us.  That day of crazy shopping around for deals…or has that become Thanksgiving now?  Having a newborn I’m opting out of the store rush this year.  I’ll admit I kind of like to go … Continue reading

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Pinterest Pin Board of the Week: Hanukkah!

Christmas-time is a wonderful time of year, but it is also a time for other celebrations as well., Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah) starts this coming weekend!   Here is a great collection of holiday activities to do with your kids … Continue reading

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Insights into Changes to Developing Brain Caused by Gene Associated with Autism

[Source:  Science Daily] A study led by the University of Utah School of Medicine provides new insights into how the subtle changes within cells, caused by disruptions in a gene called Kirrel3, could underlie some types of intellectual disability and … Continue reading

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OT Corner: OT and Public Health – Collaboration for Improved Health

[Source:  OT Potential] Amanda Scates-Preisinger, MPH- Guest Writer Occupational therapists strive to see their clients through a holistic lens, looking at how personal factors interplay with the disease process. However, taking a holistic view also means taking an even wider … Continue reading

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