Tag Archives: 24 September 2010

Innovative Treatments for Selective Mutism

All material Copyright © 2010 Aimee Kotrba, SelectiveMutismTreatment.com By: Aimee Kotrba, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist Research clearly demonstrates that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the most effective treatment for Selective Mutism, a childhood anxiety disorder characterized by a fear of and hesitancy/refusal … Continue reading

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Activity of the Week: Sensory Motor Activity for Fall

Thank you to Your Therapy Source for a great activity of the week. Below is a fun, print and play sensory motor activity for the Fall season. Just print and cut out to start playing the Fall themed movement activity.

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Worth Repeating: ADHD and Your School-Aged Child

From Parent Pages of the American Academy of Pediatrics © October 2001 American Academy of Pediatrics This information is based on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ policy statements Diagnosis and Evaluation of the Child with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, published in the … Continue reading

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Research Finds that Children’s Brain Development is Linked to Physical Fitness

[Sources: Science Daily.com and the New York Times] Researchers have found an association between physical fitness and the brain in 9- and 10-year-old children: Those who are more fit tend to have a bigger hippocampus and perform better on a … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Just Beat It! Rhythmic Exercises: Easy, Adaptable, Effective and Fun!

All material Copyright © May 2009 EasyStand Reprinted with their express permission as originally published on their website. By: Stephenie Labandz, PT Weakness, range of motion limitations, and spasticity prevent many people from being able to participate in highly specialized … Continue reading

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