Tag Archives: OT

Seeing ADHD On A Spectrum, Not A Disease Category

[Source: Psych Central] A new study suggests that there is a natural spectrum of attention function in the general population, with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at one extreme. Accordingly, a genetic analysis may be able to predict children who will … Continue reading


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Social Skills Corner: Let’s Pretend…

by Jill Perry, MHA, MS, OTR/L  Talking toys, ready-made projects, iPads, and electronic games are all super fun and enticing. However, they don’t help our kids develop communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. These are the skills that will ensure life … Continue reading


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Pinterest Pin of the Week: Space People

Space People to help create spaces between words when writing.  Perfect! Visit this Pin on Pinterest Visit the Original Blog Post on Time 4 Kindergarten  


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Physical Activity and Executive Control in Children

[Source Pediatrics via Your Therapy Source] Pediatrics published research on 221 children (7-9 years old) who were randomly assigned to either a 9 month after school physical activity program or a wait list group. Following the intervention various measurements were recorded: … Continue reading


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PT Idea of the Week: Gross Motor Bingo

[Source:  The Inspired Treehouse] My kids are always, always, always in the car.  We run from practices to lessons to stores.  Constantly in and out — constantly moving.   When we hit the road for destinations that are further away, I … Continue reading


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