Category Archives: OT

Pediatric Therapy Corner: Social Skills And ADHD

[Source: North Shore Pediatrics] Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) exhibit significant concerns with regard to their social and emotional functioning.  Research has indicated that there is a high correlation between children who have ADHD and their social skills.  What is … Continue reading

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Pediatric Outpatient Occupational Therapist – Fayetteville, AR

An experienced Pediatric Occupational Therapist is needed to join our professional team in the Fayetteville area, providing quality year round services to a wonderful population of children in a daycare and outpatient clinic setting.  Join this “not-for-profit” organization with multiple facilities … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Paper Bag Owl Puppet

GREAT craft for conversation in speech-language therapy  or social skills class for Valentine’s Day! [Source:  I Heart Crafty Things] Washi tape is one of my weaknesses. I think it must be the bright, cute patterns, but sometimes I just can’t … Continue reading

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Gender Differences and Handwriting

[Source:  British Journal of Occupational Therapy via Your Therapy Source] Previous research has indicated differences in handwriting based on gender such as girls have often been shown to write faster and more legibly both in elementary school and in higher grades. … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Children and Lack of Reciprocity in Social Interactions

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] “Can you help me to understand what they mean when they say that children with Aspergers or high functioning autism appear to experience a ‘lack of reciprocity’ in social interactions?” This refers to a child who … Continue reading

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