Category Archives: OT

Autism Corner: Autism and the Benefits of Exercise

[Source:] Anthony Angelico is strong. His push-ups are performed with impressive stamina, and he can take on hurdles both forward and backwards. His coach, Dave Geslak, who has helped him implement this exercise regimen, is certainly proud of his many … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 5 Evidence Based Factors That Affect Handwriting Speed

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Written output performance in the classroom is associated with handwriting speed.  If the child can not write with an appropriate speed it can be difficult to manage classroom assignments in a timely manner throughout the school … Continue reading

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Roll A Frankenstein Activity

[Source:  Housing a] Anyone else love Frankenstein?  He has always been one of my favorite Halloween Crafts characters.  I couldn’t help but make a simple Halloween game focusing on the big green monster.  Its simple to set up and fun 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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Severe Morning Sickness May Be Risk Factor for Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] A new study discovers children whose mothers had a severe form of a morning sickness during pregnancy were 53 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Kaiser Permanente researchers said the condition, known as hyperemesis gravidarum, … Continue reading

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