Category Archives: OT

Dotted Mittens Winter Craftivity

Editor’s Note:  This would be a terrific activity for artic trials! [Source: Creative Connections for Kids] It is mitten season! This is a quick and easy craft that even toddlers can make. Choose favorite colors and stickers to decorate these … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: What Can You Do With PVC?

Editor’s Note:  Thank you to Carol Zangari for sharing this great e-book! [Source:  PrAACtical AAC] This gem of a book from the ATEN Coordinating Unit at Orange County Schools is an oldie, but a goodie! PVC: Practical, Versatile, Cheap AT … Continue reading

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Hot Jobs – Pediatric Home Health OT and PT or PTA

A growing Home Health agency is is in need of a full time OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST and a PHYSICAL THERAPIST (or PTA) in the Dallas/Irving and Fort Worth areas.  Hours and days are flexible (busiest times are between 8-1PM and 3-6PM)  but … Continue reading

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Feds Put New Focus On Down Syndrome

[Source:  Disability Scoop] As people with Down syndrome live longer than ever before, the National Institutes of Health is looking to reshape its efforts related to the chromosomal disorder. The federal agency is tweaking its Down syndrome research priorities and … Continue reading

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Parents May Be Able to Lower Kids’ Autism Risk

[Source:  Time] With the help of videos and trained therapists, parents of at-risk kids may eventually help their toddlers to avoid an autism diagnosis Autism experts still disagree over a lot of things about the developmental disorder, but there is … Continue reading

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