Tag Archives: 16 August 2013
by Katherine Collmer, OTR/L Elementary school children spend 30-60% of their classroom time working at their desks on fine motor skills, predominantly on tasks involving handwriting. A visual sweep of the classroom scene will uncover as many seated body postures … Continue reading →
[Source: Science Daily] An international consortium has shown for the first time evidence of substantial overlap of genetic risk factors shared between bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia and less overlap between those conditions and autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity … Continue reading →
Editor’s Note: SLPs, you are gonna LOVE this!! Watch Tom Thum HERE!!
[Source: Science Daily] About 10 percent of the U.S. population suffers from dyslexia, a condition that makes learning to read difficult. Dyslexia is usually diagnosed around second grade, but the results of a new study from MIT could help identify … Continue reading →
by Stacy Menz, DPT, Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist In the pediatric therapy world there are a plethora of tools, equipment, gadgets and other devices designed to be therapeutic and helpful when working with kids. One of these items that … Continue reading →