Category Archives: OT

Pinterest Pin of the Week: 10 Sensory Winter / Christmas Activities

Here is a blog post of sensory holiday activities that was extremely popular on our Pinterest boards last week.   Please enjoy “Sensory Christmas Crafts & Activities:” [Source:] I’ve always felt that the best way to celebrate any holiday or … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Autism and Creative Arts Therapy

  By: Pamela Ullmann, ATR-BC, LCAT This blog post has been reprinted with express permission of the author as it appeared on her (currently inactive but still fantastic)  Full Spectrum Blog An Emerging Need Data released by the Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Saving the Drama for Broadway

By: Loren Shlaes, OTR/L Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique Children with low arousal levels are constantly looking for ways to increase their energy so that they can be more alert. Unfortunately, especially when they’re at school and stuck sitting in … Continue reading

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Mom, I Can’t Recognize Your Face From Profile View!

[Source: Science Daily] Babies younger than 6 months of age do not recognize their mothers watching their mobile phones. Babies recognize a face from profile view after 6 months of age. Longitudinally testing 14 babies every month during the first … Continue reading

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Benefits of Structured Bimanual Skill Practice

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Research in Developmental Disabilities published research on the benefits of structured bimanual skill practice.  Twenty children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (CP) participated in the study in order to determine the importance of skill progression during intensive … Continue reading

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