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Here is a new way to use a sensory toy. This is a spiky ball that can go on a child’s head so there is a hole in it. Stuff the inside with a cloth napkin or dish towel. Mark one counting…...
January 1, 2008
By: Michèle Pettinato and Jo Verhoeven This article can be found on Down Syndrome Online. Down Syndrome Online offers comprehensive information about Down syndrome, including articles, books and scientific papers. This article reviews the importance of word stress for typical language acquisition and presents…...
[Source] ASHA Contains Sections on: What are feeding and swallowing disorders? What are some signs or symptoms of feeding and swallowing disorders in children? How are feeding and swallowing disorders diagnosed? What treatments are available for children with feeding and swallowing disorders? What…...
Review Written for PediaStaff by Barbara H. Boucher, OT, PhD, PT. Read an excerpt of this book HERE Other reviews of this book are available on Amazon.com I really like pool play for children and this book offers 28 games to be played…...
January 1, 2008
Boswell, S. (2005, March 22). The ASHA Leader. Changes in IDEA ’04 have prompted local education agencies (LEAs) across the nation to consider new models that may reduce the number of students who need special education services or provide an alternate method…...
January 1, 2008
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January 1, 2008
By: Eileen Parker Cozy Calm NB: This article was originally written for parents. OTs who are helping parents adjust their child’s sensory environment may find this article useful to share with parents. You can help your child with sensory processing disorder lower their stress…...
Angelman Syndrome Foundation, Inc. Provided here with the express permission of Angelman Syndrome Foundation, Inc. as originally published on their website. Facts about AS was initially a small booklet developed in 1987 to help launch the Angelman Syndrome Foundation organization and to…...
Kraus , N. & Hornickel, J. (2010, September 21). The ASHA Leader. Language-based learning impairments occur in 5%–10% of school-aged children (Shapiro, Church, & Lewis, 2007). Children with language-based learning impairments are more greatly affected by background noise than their typically developing…...