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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Speech Tips for Fragile X Syndrome

Speech Tips for Fragile X Syndrome Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes mental disability. Many parents report that children with Fragile X syndrome have a variety of problems. Some of them are social and, behavioral issues, speech and language difficulties, and sensory issues. There is no cure for this disorder. However, therapy …

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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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ADIP Scheme for Hearing Impairment

ADIP Scheme for Hearing Impairment

ADIP Scheme for Hearing Impairment Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit in humans today. The major percentage of the population of India suffers from milder degrees of hearing loss and unilateral (one-sided) hearing loss. According to World Health Organization (2018) data, 63 million people suffer from a significant auditory loss in India.  The …

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Oral-Motor Exercises for Adults

Oral-Motor Exercises for Adults

Oral-Motor Exercises for Adults Oral motor skills refer to the appropriate functioning and use of the facial muscles (lips, jaw, tongue, cheeks, and palate) for verbal communication and swallowing. Adequate oral-motor skills in all persons are important for verbal communication and safe swallowing of food. Normal oral-motor development begins during the fetal stage and continues …

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Role of Occupational Therapy in Healthcare

Role of Occupational Therapy in Healthcare Role of an occupational therapist, Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest …

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Occupational therapy suggested activities for lockdown

Occupational therapy suggested activities for lockdown

Occupational therapy suggested activities for lockdown Occupational therapy activities during covid, Occupations refer to the everyday activities that people do as individuals, in families and with communities to occupy time and bring meaning and purpose to life. Occupations of the global population have been adversely affected in one way or the other because of this …

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