Category Archives: OT

Autism Corner: Teaching Impulse-Control to Children on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Have you ever witnessed a youngster who doesn’t seem to know how to wait his or her turn, refuses to share, grabs objects out in public even after being told not to touch, has a meltdown … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Backpack Safety for Kids

Editor’s Note:  School is open in much of the country!  Here is an excellent article about backpack awareness that you can share with the parents/guardians of your students and clients. by Julie Entwistle, MBA, BHSc (OT), BSc (Health / Gerontology) … Continue reading

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Peds Therapy Activity: Origami Cat Finger Puppet / Pencil Toppers

[Source:  Red Ted Art] Check out these adorable origami cat finger puppet on Red Ted Art.   Perfect for Back to School pencil toppers they would be great for conversation skills, are ideal for fine motor and following directions and … Continue reading

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OT/PT Activity of the Week: Bubble Wrap Roller Painting

[Source:  My Bored via the Inspired Treehouse] Are you looking for new painting ideas for your toddler? Why not try bubble wrap roller painting! We did this last week and it was such a lot of fun. I found … Continue reading

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Small Study Shows High School Music Classes Improve Language Skills

[Source:  US News and World Report] A tiny study of 40 high school students in Chicago perked up some ears recently. It found that a small amount of musical instrument instruction — only two to three hours of band class … Continue reading

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