Tag Archives: OT

Glow in the Dark Play Rice

[Source:  Growing a Jeweled Rose] We set out on a mission last week and had lots of fun coming up with all sorts of new play times that glow. This glow-in-the-dark NEON rice was easy to make and tons of fun! Learn … Continue reading

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Finger Fidget or Finger Warm Up Exercises

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a super simple and super cheap do-it-yourself project to make finger fidgets.  These bead finger fidgets can be used to occupy busy hands for wiggly students or to warm up the fingers before fine motor or handwriting activities.  Obviously, do … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Sensory Meltdowns in Kids on the Autism Spectrum

[Source: My Aspergers Child] “Why is my autistic (high functioning) son so sooo sensitive to certain clothing? He refuses to wear jeans and doesn’t like certain shoes and socks. I’ve made the mistake of forcing him to wear some of … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Therapy Day

Editor’s Note:   This article appeared here on our blog in 2012.   Erik Raj originally wrote this excellent blog post for his SLP readers.  I think it applies to ALL our therapy clinician friends out there!    Therefore, I have taken the liberty to … Continue reading

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Therapy Idea of the Week: Oobi Eyes Finger Puppets

Thank you to @sharon_speech, our SLP friend on Instagram for introducing us to Oobi Finger Puppets!   Adorable, and so useful for speech and language therapy, talking about feelings in school psychology, and as fine motor motivation too!  There is also … Continue reading

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