Tag Archives: 7 June 2019

Sensory Activity of the Week: Shaving Cream Tracks

[Source:   Your Therapy Source] Shaving Cream Tracks is a fun activity to set up that encourages fine motor skills, tactile input and crossing midline.  You will need plates, toy cars and shaving cream for this activity.  This idea is … Continue reading


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OT Corner:: How Do You Talk to Parents About Sensory Sensitivities?

[Source: Your Therapy Source] After reading a thought provoking blog post from Christopher Alterio,OTR, on Deconstructing the myth of clothing sensitivity as a ‘sensory processing disorder’, it really made me think about how we talk to parents as pediatric therapists.  Not … Continue reading


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Federal Proposal Would Ease Path From Special Ed To College

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Lawmakers are looking to make it easier for students with disabilities to transition to college. Legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of senators late last month would ensure that individuals with disabilities have the information they need … Continue reading


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Hand Motor Function in Unilateral CP – Benefits of Peer Interaction

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Therapeutic activities for children with unilateral cerebral palsy are often suggested to help improve hand motor function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy. A recent study indicated that there are benefits to child-to-child interaction when it … Continue reading


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Nation’s Schools Serving More Students Under IDEA

{Source: Disability Scoop] New federal data shows that there are more children in special education and they are accounting for a greater percentage of public school students across the country. For the 2017-2018 school year, there were 7 million students … Continue reading


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