Visual Motor Freebie Decorate the Gifts

If you are in search of a generic visual motor activity for any holiday or birthday celebration, check out this visual motor freebie Decorate the Gifts.  You can download it for free at the bottom of the post. The great thing about this printable is that you can use it for any holiday or even […]

How to Select Appropriate Toys for Young Children

how to select appropriate toys for young children

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recently published a report on how to select appropriate toys for young children in the digital era?  I am SO EXCITED about this report because it highlights the benefits of simple toys and human connection for children (plus they mention that speech therapists, OTs and PTs […]

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Free Poster – Strategies for Effective Sensory Integration Sessions

Whether you are a seasoned therapist or a beginner, this Free Poster - Strategies for Effective Sensory Integration Sessions provides a visual reminder to help children achieve functional goals during a sensory integration session.

Whether you are a seasoned therapist or a beginner, this Free Poster – Strategies for Effective Sensory Integration Sessions provides a visual reminder to help children achieve functional goals during a sensory integration session.  You can download it at the bottom of the post. Why this FREE Visual about Sensory Sessions? It came to our attention […]

Growth Mindset and Academic Achievement

Recent research looked at the relationship between a growth mindset and academic achievement.

A growth mindset is a theory developed by psychologist Carol Dweck who explains mindset as a self-perception or “self-theory” that people hold about themselves.  For example, it is believing that you are smart or not smart, good athlete or bad athlete, good at knitting or stink at knitting.  Recent research looked at the relationship between a growth […]

Practice Following Oral and Written Directions – Free Activities

Do you work with students who need to practice following oral and written directions?  This FREEBIE includes 4 sample activities from the Following Directions Bundle. Each of the activity pages requires the students to follow oral and written directions such as: What am I? – 2 activity pagesFollowing Directions and DrawingFollow Directions to Get Through the […]

Benefits of Structured Bimanual Skill Practice

structured bimanual skill practice

Research in Developmental Disabilities published research on the benefits of structured bimanual skill practice.  Twenty children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (CP) participated in the study in order to determine the importance of skill progression during intensive bimanual practice on movement coordination.   Methodology of the Study on the Benefits of Structured Bimanual Skill Practice The […]