Tag Archives: 19 May 2017

School-Based OT – Hampshire/Dundee, IL

Call Today at 866-733-4278 or   Click HERE to Apply  School position for several Occupational Therapists available full time in the Hampshire/Dundee area for SY 2017-2018. *  5 days/wk *  school hours are typically 7:30 to 3:30 or 8:00 to 4:00 but there are some … Continue reading

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Preschoolers’ Story Comprehension Similar for Print and Digital Books

[Source:  Reading Rockets] The content of a children’s book—not its form as a print book or a digital book—predicts how well children understand a story, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The … Continue reading

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Language Shapes How the Brain Perceives Time

[Source:  Science Daily] Professor Panos Athanasopoulos, a linguist from Lancaster University and Professor Emanuel Bylund, a linguist from Stellenbosch University and Stockholm University, have discovered that people who speak two languages fluently think about time differently depending on the language … Continue reading

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Repetition a Key Factor in Language Learning

[Source:  Science Daily] Rapid learning of new words is crucial for language acquisition, and frequent exposure to spoken words enables vocabulary development. In her doctoral dissertation, Lilli Kimppa studied neural response dynamics to new words over brief exposure. She measured … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Foundations for Visual Perception (Activity ideas)

By: Melanie Lambert OTR/L A.M. Skeffington, an American optometrist known to some as “the father of behavioral optometry”, believed that vision cannot be separated from the total individual nor from any of the sensory systems because it is integrated into … Continue reading

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