Tag Archives: 8 March 2013

App Review: Social Skill Builder

[Source: Sublime Speech] Over the past month I’ve had the opportunity to use Social Skill Builder’s App!  Both the Full and Lite versions are compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad (iOS 4.3 or later).  I had previously used the Lite version … Continue reading

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Speech Emerges in Children On the Autism Spectrum With Severe Language Delay at Greater Rate Than Previously Thought

[Source: Science Daily] New findings published in Pediatrics by the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders reveal that 70 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have a history of severe language delay, achieved phrase … Continue reading

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Children With ADHD Require Long-Term Treatment Well Into Adulthood

[Source:  Medical News Today] The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn’t “go away,” and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as … Continue reading

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PT Activity of the Week: Slow Motion – Muscle Strengthening Game

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a fun, simple strengthening exercise that requires no equipment – slow motion.  When you slow down a motion it requires more muscle control and a longer muscle contraction.  Pretend to act out the following … Continue reading

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OT/PT Corner: Extreme Candyland – a “Sensational” Way to Play the Classic Board Game

Reprinted with Permission of the SPD Blogger Network as it appeared on their website! by Rachel White The very first time our occupational therapist, Juliana, came to play with us she asked Harrison what he wanted to do and he … Continue reading

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