Tag Archives: 22 April 2016

School Psych Corner: Intermediary Inventive Minds

[Source:  Psychology Today] By Helenrose Fives, Professor Educational Foundations, Montclair State University and Michelle M. Buehl, Associate Professor Educational Psychology, George Mason University You make a great, a very great mistake, if you think psychology, being a science of the mind’s laws, is something from … Continue reading

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Gross Motor Skills and Independent Dressing

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The ability to complete the functional task of dressing requires various gross motor skills, balance and coordination skills.  The Functional Skills for Kids series written by occupational and physical therapy bloggers on developing 12 functional skills … Continue reading

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Super Cute Bee Cup Craft

[Source:  I Heart Crafty Things] I feel the same way about foam cups as I do about paper plates. You can pretty much make any kind of animal you can think of out of them. Our collection of foam cup crafts … Continue reading

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New Tool to Help ID Motor Delays in Infants & Toddlers

Thank You, Beyond Basic Play for featuring this online tool by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC! [Source:  Beyond Basic Play] The American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC have created an excellent online tool to help parents/caregivers … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Improve Handwriting with Tangrams

[Source: Sugar Aunts] I kind of love to share tricks for improving handwriting.  There are so many “parts” to written work. There’s fine motor dexterity, pencil grasp, strength, endurance, visual perceptual skills, cognitive skills among other parts to handwriting.  You … Continue reading

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