Category Archives: OT

Come Fly with Me! – Paper Airplanes for OT

[Source:  Your Kids OT] Paper planes appeal to kids (and adults) of all ages.  It may be something you did as a child with a grownup helping you to perfect a great flyer. You may not have stopped to think … Continue reading

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For School Psychologists: A Bully Speaks Up

Editor’s Note:  I really enjoy  In a world filled with stories that make you shake your head in disbelief, this site specializes in inspiring, empowering stories.  If you don’t subscribe to it, I highly recommend it . [Source:  Upworthy] … Continue reading

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Effects of Weighted Blanked on Sleep Problems in Children with Autism

[Source: Pediatrics via Your Therapy Source] Pediatrics published research on a randomized phase III trial determining the effectiveness of a weighted-blanket intervention in treating severe sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Sixty seven children were randomized into a … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: More than Prenatal Genetics – The Search for Autism’s Origins

[Source:  Autism Speaks] Guest post by pediatric neurologist Martha Herbert, of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Herbert is the author of The Autism Revolution: Whole Body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be. How and when does autism start?  Unfortunately we … Continue reading

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Career Corner: 6 Reasons Candidates Are Choosing Contracting as a Lifestyle

by Debbie Fledderjohann There has been a lot of buzz around contract staffing as the number of contract workers continues to break records.  However, the talk usually surrounds why companies are gravitating toward contracting.  The fact is of the matter is that candidates … Continue reading

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