Sensory integration treatment ideas and tips for Occupational Therapists, parents, and educators for students in classrooms, at home, and in outpatient treatment clinics. This is a great resource for children with Autism, SPD, and sensory integration needs or deficits.
How to Help Kids Pay Attention with Sensory Movement Exercises
Try these sensory movement activites and exercises for helping kids learn to pay attention. Easy ball therapy exercises using proprioception and core muscle strengthening with a frugal and easy alternative to a therapy ball. Occupational Therapy tips for kids.
HANDWRITING DEVELOPMENT: SIZING, SPACING, ALIGNMENT, AND MORE
Handwriting is COMPLICATED and one of the most common reasons for occupational therapy referrals in the primary school setting is messy handwriting. Often, kids don’t have exposure to or have never mastered the fundamental prewriting skills they need to move on to later developing handwriting skills like sizing, formation and construction, alignment, and spacing. #functionalskillsforkids
Activities to Improve Upper Body Strength in Occupational Therapy for Adults
Occupational therapy focuses on a variety of physical and functional impairments. One main components of OT intervention is upper-body strengthening. In conjunction with traditional weighted exercises, occupational therapists also use therapeutic activities to improve your muscles strength and endurance. These activities can also target additional...
Many adaptions for school needed but good ideas. Celebrate the Christmas season with Occupational Therapy goal areas and calming strategies during this hectic season, allowing families to connect and focus on the true meaning of the season while working on developmental areas.