Category Archives: OT

New Blood Test Predicts Autism with 92 Percent Accuracy

Editor’s Note:  Very small sample size but very interesting, none-the-less [Source:  Medical News Today] Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that impacts cognition, behavior, and social interaction. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 in 68children have … Continue reading

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OT Corner: St. Patrick’s Day Fine Motor Activities

[Source: Pink Oatmeal] It’s just about March and that means St. Patrick’s Day isn’t too far away!  Are you ready with fun fine motor activities?  It’s an easy theme to incorporate with rainbows, leprechauns and gold!  At Pink Oatmeal, we’ve … Continue reading

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Binoculuar Vision Function and Reading Performance

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Optometry published a retrospective chart review on binocular vision function and reading performance in 121 children who were identified with reading problems according to their IEP. The researchers focused on acuity and binocular vision such … Continue reading

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Simple Decorative Magnet Craft

[Source: Hands On As We Grow] Making some decorative magnets together is a super simple craft to do with your children. The supplies are easy to find, too! If your children/kiddos can keep buttons and magnets out of their mouths, then you … Continue reading

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13 Important Social Skills Activities for Kids

[Source: Childhood 101] Yesterday my heart was full of pride! My eight year old had his first swimming carnival. He does well in small groups but usually shies away from larger social situations. We have worked on social skills and … Continue reading

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