Calming Bottles DIY

Calming bottles (also called sensory bottles, clam down jars, etc.) are reused plastic water bottles which contain water, glitter, and some glue. The glue in the water/glitter combination causes the liquid to move slowly when shaken. Calming...

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App of the Week: Bugs and Buttons

Bugs and Buttons is a collection of games that helps children learn a variety of skills. This app has games that help with pinch, color sorting, letter recognition, counting, eye hand coordination and much more. Plus it is a fun and engaging...

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App of the Week: Ready-To-Print

App of the Week: Ready to Print  This app teaches visual perception and motor coordination of prewriting strokes that are a necessary foundation prior to learning to write ABCs and 123s in a developmentally sequential manner. Although this app is...

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Pre-Writing Blog

Pre-Writing Blog

Children are showing interest in drawing at a younger age today than children even 10 years ago. This piqued interest is attributed to many variables, some of which include companies developing toys that are introducing drawing to toddlers...

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App of the Week – Headspace

App of the Week – Headspace

Headspace is a free app that acts as a “gym for your mind” that utilizes guided meditations to promote mindfulness, stress relief, & peace of mind. https://www.headspace.com/ Mike – Occupational Therapy Team

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Understanding Your Child’s Diagnosis

Understanding Your Child’s Diagnosis

When your child receives diagnosis questions can (and usually will) begin to flood your brain to ask your doctor. In addition, before you know it you could very easily overwhelm yourself with questions of your own. What do I do? Who do I talk to?...

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