Category Archives: OT

17 Creative Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

[Source: Kid Activities Blog] Here’s 17 creative and fun how to Decorate Pumpkin Ideas in this post! My preschoolers love to play with and decorate pumpkins. It is our fall family tradition and it seems we are not alone in that! … Continue reading

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Roll A Frankenstein Activity

[Source:  Housing a] Anyone else love Frankenstein?  He has always been one of my favorite Halloween Crafts characters.  I couldn’t help but make a simple Halloween game focusing on the big green monster.  Its simple to set up and fun to … Continue reading

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PT Corner: PICU Up! Gets Pediatric Patients Moving

[Source: Science Daily] n a summary of the research, published online Oct. 12 in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center say their PICU Up! Early Rehabilitation and Progressive Mobility Program is intended to maintain or restore … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Uncovering Sensory-Based Motor Disorders

[Source: Specialism] October is National Sensory Awareness Month AND Physical Therapy Awareness Month.  It is a perfect time to introduce the very important connection between sensory and motor – sensory-based motor disorders.  Discover how physical therapy can play an integral … Continue reading

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Tactile Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] As pediatric therapists, assessment and treatment of children with cerebral palsy frequently focuses on motor impairments although, children with unilateral cerebral palsy (hemiplegia) are also likely to have sensory impairment.  Research indicates that tactile registration for children … Continue reading

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