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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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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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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