Tag Archives: OT

Hot Job! School based Occupational Therapist – McHenry, IL

We are working with a school district in McHenry County who is in need of an OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST to work full time at one elementary school in the McHenry area.  This is a great position for a new OT or … Continue reading


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Early Intervention Could Boost Education Levels

[Source: Science Daily] Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic inequality in education by 15%, according to international research led … Continue reading


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Eye Movements During Reading and Cerebral Palsy

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Recent research investigated the extent to which the motor impairments in adults with cerebral palsy affected their ability to read. Using an eye-tracking system, eye movements were recorded during a reading task (read out loud 1-5 … Continue reading


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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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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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