Tag Archives: 13 April 2018

Peds Therapy Corner: The Importance of Creative Play and Art in Child Development

[Source: Colors of Play] Children are born with imaginations. Adults and particularly parents should nurture children’s imaginations and rejoice in their creative minds. However, at times, we might unintentionally suppress children’s imaginations, possibly concerned that children don’t understand what is … Continue reading

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AAC Corner: 5 Ways to Promote Generalization of AAC Use

[Source: PrAACtical AAC] Do you work with AAC learners who demonstrate their communication skills in therapy or instructional lessons, but not elsewhere? In this post, we review some things we can do to make it easier for AAC learners to … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Ten Time Management Tips for the Busy School-Based OT

[Source: OT School House] As school-based occupational therapists, we face days that seem out of our control. Many times, I have felt my time was not my own. So, here are ten tips for busy school-based OTs who, like me, want … Continue reading

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Sesame Place Is Now the World’s First Autism-Certified Theme Park

[Source: Pure Wow] Exciting news for all fans of Elmo, Big Bird and the gang: Sesame Place is officially autism-certified. Working with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, the Sesame Street–themed amusement park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, is actually the first … Continue reading

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Growing Crystals Science Experiment for Kids

Editor’s Note:  Simple science projects are perfect for working on conversation and expressive language skills! Do you remember those super retro crystal garden growing kits when you were growing up? I remember my cousin having one and I was so jealous … Continue reading

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