Category Archives: OT

CDC: Many School Children Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Many middle school and high school students have short sleep duration, according to research published in the Jan. 26 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Anne G. Wheaton, Ph.D., … Continue reading


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Autism Odds Tied To Birth Spacing, Study Finds

[Source: Disability Scoop] Waiting too long — or not long enough — between pregnancies appears to increase a child’s risk of developing autism, according to a new study led by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner Too: Reflections on Alaska…Where Life is Bigger Tales of a Seasoned OT Returning to the Frontier State

Editor’s Note:  Susan Mullins, OTR/L is a returning contractor for PediaStaff.  This year, she accepted the opportunity of a lifetime to work in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Before she left for her adventure, we asked Susan if she would write an article … Continue reading


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OT Corner: 4 Fun Summer Themes That Encourage Movement

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Summer is almost upon us!  It’s my favorite season.  I live in Minnesota, so you can’t really blame me.  I love being able to get outside almost every day!  I love to get up north, enjoy the … Continue reading


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Fizzy Flag 4th of July Activity

[Source:  I Can Teach My Child] We are so excited to be participating in “A Very Toddler 4th” series with Kristina from Toddler Approved!  Kristina will be focusing on younger toddlers (18+ months) and I will focus more on the … Continue reading


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