Tag Archives: OT

OT Corner: Vision Skills – Can You See Them?

by Katherine Collmer, OTR/L The next time you are sitting among a group of children, take a look around and see if you can pick out those who have a vision problem.  Now, setting aside eyesight, as it is only one … Continue reading


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The Association Between Empathy, Neurohormones and Aggression

[Source:  Medical News Today] Empathy is typically seen as eliciting warmth and compassion – a generally positive state that makes people do good things to others. However, empathy may also motivate aggression on behalf of the vulnerable other. Researchers at … Continue reading


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Therapy Tech Corner: Apple Releases iOS 8 with Major Accessibility Improvements

[Source:  the Assistive Technology Blog] Today, Apple released iOS 8 the latest software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The new software, which is available for free, includes many new features and enhancements, including new accessibility features and tools that will allow … Continue reading


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Job of the Week: Contract Pediatric Occupational Therapist – Countryside, IL

Our client services students up to age 22 in a school environment.  They seek a full  time contract occupational therapist to work in their center 5 days/wk from 8:30 – 4:00 (7 hrs paid; ½ hr unpaid lunch).  The caseload … Continue reading


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OT/PT Activity of the Week: Giant Balloon Toss

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Here is a simple, new way to play balloon volleyball.  Just blow up a bunch of balloons and put them in a clear, plastic bag.  Starting tossing the giant bag of balloons.  The balloon bag allows … Continue reading


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