Breathing Exercises for Kids that are FUN!

Deep breathing exercises can be an excellent stress management technique for children. Here are some breathing exercises for kids that are FUN!

Are you looking for children to practice deep breathing? Deep breathing exercises can be an excellent stress management technique for children. In addition, it is an important step to improving core muscle strength. Here are some breathing exercises for kids that are FUN! Blow air to spin a pinwheel. Blow regular bubbles. Head outdoors and […]

Dual Tasks and Walking in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Gait and Posture recently published research on dual tasks and walking in children with cerebral palsy compared to typically developing peers.

Gait and Posture recently published research on dual tasks and walking in children with cerebral palsy compared to typically developing peers. Methodology of the Study on Dual Tasks and Walking The participants included 18 children with cerebral palsy and 19 typically developing controls. Both groups had an average age of 12 years old. Participants were […]

Imagine First, Write Next – Mental Imagery and Handwriting

Since 40% of all school-based referrals to occupational therapy are for handwriting, the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on the effectiveness of mental imagery with repetitive handwriting practice.

Since 40% of all school-based referrals to occupational therapy are for handwriting, the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on the effectiveness of mental imagery with repetitive handwriting practice. Methodogy of the Study on Mental Imagery and Handwriting Practice The participants in the study included 20 typically developing first and second graders with dysfunctional […]

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Screening Tests for Vestibular Dysfunction in Children

The Hearing Journal recently published research on screening for vestibular dysfunction in children with hearing impairment.

The Hearing Journal recently published research on screening for vestibular dysfunction in children with hearing impairment. Children with hearing impairment frequently experience vestibular dysfunction but it may go unreported. Research on Vestibular Dysfunction in Children with Hearing Impairment Research indicates that children with hearing impairment may have vestibular loss as well. This may be indicated […]

Self Check Handwriting FREE Bookmarks

Do you work with students who need a few extra cues to self check handwriting by themselves? Many students may have some or all of the components for legible handwriting but don't always put all the pieces together.

Do you work with students who need a few extra cues to self check handwriting by themselves? Many students may have some or all of the components for legible handwriting but don’t always put all the pieces together. Components of Legible Handwriting Students can self check their handwriting in the following 5 areas: Letters are […]

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Physical Activity and Memory Performance in Children

A recent article in the Psychology of Sports and Exercise reported on a study examing the effects of specifically designed physical activities on children’s foreign language vocabulary learning and attentional performance. The researchers examined physical activity and memory performance in children.

A recent article in the Psychology of Sports and Exercise reported on a study examing the effects of specifically designed physical activities on children’s foreign language vocabulary learning and attentional performance. The researchers examined physical activity and memory performance in children. Methodology of the Study on Physical Activity and Memory Performance in Children The participants included 104 children, […]

March 2019 Digital Magazine from Your Therapy Source

The March 2019 digital magazine from Your Therapy Source has been posted. Catch up on recent research, activity ideas and more

The March 2019 digital magazine from Your Therapy Source has been posted. Catch up on recent research, activity ideas and more. Table of Contents CONCUSSION TREATMENT IN CHILDREN – FREE RESOURCES 3 EVIDENCE-BASED BENEFITS OF WRITING BY HAND 10 SUPER POPULAR FREEBIES FROM YOUR THERAPY SOURCE BIMANUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES – INTERESTS INFLUENCE OUTCOME IN CHILDREN […]

Core Exercises for Children – Postural Painting

core exercises for children postural painting

If you need more core strengthening activities for children check out: The Core Strengthening Handbook:  This download includes 50+ activities including: Quick and Easy Core Strengthening Activities for Kids Core Strengthening Exercises With Equipment Core Strengthening Play Ideas FIND OUT MORE. The Core Strengthening Exercise Program: This digital download includes exercises to help make core strengthening […]