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10 Things to Do to Celebrate OT Month

There is a lot of buzz going around about OT Month. Here are 10 suggestions to celebrate OT Month in a school or pediatric setting: 1. Host the Occupational Therapy Olympics – invite school staff, parents and students to participate in the OT Olympics. Try relay races to get dressed, get down objects using reachers, […]

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Are Schools Exacerbating ADHD?

Previously, I have discussed how important physical activity is for school children (podcast, articles and blog posts). In my opinion, physical activities are being ignored as a potential reason for decreased test scores and behavioral problems in school districts. When children are made to sit all day long, they will act out, be inattentive and […]

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Motor Skills and Function in Children with CP

Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology published research that compared children with cerebral palsy’s scores on the GMFM-66 and the Vineland over 3 years. The study results indicated that there is a significant relationship between what a child can do (GMFM)and what a child does do (Vineland). The relationship was more positive for GMFCS Level I […]

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Great FREE Assistive Technology Resources

Heard about this on Twitter – The Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) is now offering free access to many of their superb resources. There is a free 337 page book entitled Assessing Student’s Needs for Assistive Technology. There are numerous resource guides, forms, assessments and more all for free.

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Live TalkShoe Pediatric Therapy “Radio” Show

I am really excited about announcing this. We are going to host our first ever LIVE call in talk show on pediatric therapy. I think it will be fun to try out. All you have to do to participate is to log on to TalkShoe on March 11, 2009 at 9pm. It is free! For […]

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About our website

I guess I better describe our website to those of you who are not following us yet. We offer many resources for school based therapists, teachers and parents who work with children with special needs. Over the years, we have grown to a successful business that offers economical therapy ideas and products. Please take the […]