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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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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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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Basic Skill Board for Children

Basic Skill Board for Children

What is a basic skill board for children? A basic skill board for children is a must-have in a child’s toy collection. Further, basic skill boards are toys to teach a certain skill. So, today we will be talking about the top basic skill board for children. Furthermore, these boards are very interactive and engaging. …

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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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Understanding Sensory Integration

Understanding Sensory Integration This blog is on understanding sensory integration. Sensory Integration : (Anita Bundy et al) Jean Ayres, an Occupational Therapist was the first researcher. Further, she said sensory integration (SI) as the neurological process that organizes sensations from one’s own body and from the environment. It makes it possible to use the body …

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Sensory Bin Activities for Autism

Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning. – Fred Rogers Firstly, sensory input is a very crucial part of every child’s development. In other words, sensory play and the ability to feel the input from the five senses help in brain development. Furthermore, the five senses, including touch, smell, sight, hearing, …

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What is sensory meltdown and how to cope with it

What is sensory meltdown and how to cope with it

What is sensory meltdown and how to cope with it Here’s an example to illustrate the difference between a person without SPD and a person with. If your hearing informs you that a scene on TV is too loud, then you can easily get up and turn the volume down. Or perhaps the sun is …

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