Time Management Games for Students

Many teachers find themselves constantly searching for tools and activities to help their students learn how to manage their time efficiently. Teaching students this key skill is an important part of preparing them for the challenges ahead in life – from deadlines at school and college to tight schedules at work later on. Fortunately, there are […]

Blog Carnival on Readiness

Therextras recently hosted a blog carnival on recognizing readiness (If you are not familiar with a blog carnical, it is when a topic is suggested and people submit blog posts on that topic). First of all Therextras is a great blog to follow. The author is a pediatric OT and PT who offers excellent blog […]


Free Online Training Materials – Developmental Disabilities

The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities offers many FREE online training materials that offer educational resources on developmental disabilities. There are many video to watch and learn from including topics on: Strategies for Teaching Functional Skills (Parent guide)Assistive Tech for Individuals with Neurodevelopmental DisabilitiesNeurodevelopmental Approach for BabiesVisual Processing Deficits in Fragile X and AutismAnd […]

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Functional Skills of Children with Cerebral Palsy

A cross sectional study of 562 Swedish children with cerebral palsy (ages 3-18 years) was performed from 1990-2005. The researchers analyzed data regarding how a child sits, stands, stands up, sits down and the use of assistive devices. The results indicated the following:– 57% of children used standard chairs– 62% could stand independently– 62% could […]