OT Activities for Down’s Syndrome

OT Activities for Down’s Syndrome

OT Activities for Down’s Syndrome The OT activities in Down’s syndrome target limitations and improve the functioning of individuals. The cause for Down’s is trisomy of the 21st pair of chromosomes. Thus, instead of 46 chromosomes, the child has 47 chromosomes. A child with Down syndrome has hypermobility of joints and laxity of ligaments Also, they …

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Sensory Play for Fine motor skills

Sensory Play for Fine motor skills

Sensory Play for Fine motor skills Sensory play is an interesting approach for developing many fine motor skills in a child. It helps a child to understand a sensation that is received by various textures. Also, it helps in experiencing fine motor skills as grip grasps, release, pressure, and textures. When we talk about sensory …

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Oral Motor Skills and Occupational Therapy

Oral Motor Skills and Occupational Therapy

Oral Motor Skills and Occupational Therapy Oral motor skills develop before birth and continue to develop after birth. A sign of good oral motor development is easy chewing and swallowing of food by the child, without, coughing, choking, or gagging. Sometimes, a therapist might wonder if the eating issues for a child are sensory processing …

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Occupational Therapy Skills at Home

Occupational Therapy Skills at Home Various skills are necessary for functional Independence. Note that, these change according to the age of the individuals. And yes, it is possible to learn Occupational Therapy skills at home, using everyday materials available. Let us look at Occupational Therapy skills at home that facilitate meaningful interaction in work, play, …

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Online Occupational Therapy

Online Occupational Therapy Online Occupational Therapy is newly gaining momentum since the pandemic. For instance, we are navigating different routines as a new normal. These include ordering things online and schooling online. Just as working from home, intervention therapies have also gone online. To understand, online Occupational Therapy has been in practice for many years …

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Activities for Balance and Coordination in Children

Activities for Balance and Coordination in Children To understand balance and coordination in children and the activities for these, let us look at what they are: Balance is the ability to maintain the body position while performing a task. This is either static or dynamic. Coordination is the ability to use limbs and eyes, in …

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Learning to Play with OT Activities

Learning to Play with OT Activities Play is a very important tool to learn various skills for a child and have a positive influence. It is the main occupation of a growing child. Play provides stimulation to learn, grow and refine many different skills. Play also provides opportunities for social interaction, stimulates social behavior and …

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Occupational Therapy Activities in Autism

Occupational Therapy Activities in Autism Occupational Therapist observes the child to plan interventional activities. This is a systematic approach in a controlled environment. Occupational Therapy activities in Autism either help to calm or to excite a particular sensory system. Presentation of a child with Autism: According to DSM V, Autism symptoms vary from one end …

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