Category Archives: OT

OT Corner: Students Shouldn’t Earn Brain Breaks

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] I love brain breaks.  I  don’t love when I hear others saying that their students earned a brain break. Students shouldn’t earn brain breaks.  Hearing someone say that their class earned a brain break just seems backwards to … Continue reading


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Private Practice Corner: How Does Your Practice Reflect You?

[Source:  The Burgeoning School Psychologist] I am a singer. Not professionally, I just sing all the time. My children will tell you I sing All . The . Time! It’s my thing – I love music. When I’m in my … Continue reading


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Therapy Activity of the Week: Frankenstein Contact Paper Sticky Wall

[Source:  I Heart Crafty Things] It’s been a while since we’ve made contact paper sticky wall art. Since I’ve had Halloween on the brain, I came up with this idea to use different materials to create a Frankenstein. My daughter … Continue reading


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Autism Corner: How One Boy With Autism Became BFF With Apple’s Siri

Thank you to our OT friend Loren Shlaes for the heads up on this sweet story! [The New York Times] Just how bad a mother am I? I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus … Continue reading


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Siblings of Children with Autism Can Show Signs at 18 Months

[Source:  Science Daily] About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these younger siblings who … Continue reading


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