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Sensory Motor Countdown to the Holidays

Here is a great list of daily activities to encourage fine motor, gross motor and visual perceptual skills while making memories. You can download the countdown at http://yourtherapysource.com/countdown.html [subscribe2]

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Orthotics and Children with Hypotonia

Pediatric Physical Therapy published a systemic review on the efficacy and evidence of using orthoses for children with hypotonia. Ten articles met the inclusion criteria although none were Level I evidence (evidence from properly designed randomized controlled trials).   The results found that data was reported for body structure and activity components, but not participation outcomes. […]

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5 Fun Physical Activities to do for National Get Outdoors Day!

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day (June 13, 2009). Here are 5 fun activities to do with children outdoors. 1. Go to the playground – go visit a local playground and explore allthe climbing equipment, swings and slides. Supervise and assistyour child as necessary. Sometimes all a child needs is someverbal reminders of how to […]