Visual Perception skills & activities for children

Visual Perception skills & activities for children

Visual Perception skills & activities for children What is visual perception? Visual perception is the brain’s ability to understand & make sense of what the eyes see. The eyes send information to the brain and then it is correctly interpreted. Children interact with the world through their senses. The way they perceive things together with …

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Toys to Promote Imagination in Kids

Toys to Promote Imagination in Kids

Toys to Promote Imagination in Kids Kids love to play with toys. Often we find ourselves questioning, “Which toy should I get for my child?” “What are the best toys in the market available for my child?” Toys can be used by children for different skills. Toys help in developing various skills such as language, …

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Toys for Occupational Therapy

Top 10 Toys for Occupational Therapy

Top 10 Toys for Occupational Therapy About Occupational Therapy – We, as Occupational therapists, focus on improving child’s ability to perform activities of daily living. Also on improving ability that promotes movement of the body. We use various toys for children who need assistance to get through their daily living activities. Also helping them with …

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OT tips for ADHD child

OT tips for ADHD child

OT tips for ADHD child I’ll start by telling you about the disorder in brief, after that I’ll be sharing few OT tips for managing Hyperactivity in ADHD child  – What is ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder? ADHD is neurological disorder that affects functioning of the brain. People with ADHD face difficulty in paying …

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Tips for improving attention & focus in ADHD child

Tips for improving attention & focus in ADHD child

Tips for improving attention & focus in ADHD child ADHD & focus are not usually synonymous, but there are ways to help children be more attentive & learn to focus so that their days are not composed of purposelessly moving around & fleeting from one activity to another. Your child may face difficulties in concentrating …

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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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Myths about Autism & Sensory Integration

Myths about Autism & Sensory Integration

Myths about Autism & Sensory Integration Before discussing on myths about autism & sensory integration, lets learn about what it is in brief – What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism spectrum disorder is a group of complex conditions related to brain development that mainly affects social, communication & behavioral skills. It may also affect overall …

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Multi-Disciplinary team of professionals

Multi-Disciplinary team of professionals involved in rehabilitation of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Multi-Disciplinary team of professionals involved in rehabilitation of ASD The presence of ASD in a person points at neurological differences which make appropriate social behaviour and interaction difficult. However, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment for PwASD. Hence, rehabilitation measures are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. Most often, the aim of rehabilitation is to …

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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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