Yoga in the Classroom

Found out about this free resource on Twitter from @lloydcrew – thanks! This is a post on OT Connections about the benefits of using yoga in the classroom. If you scroll down there is 4 pdf documents that you can open and print. Each document is a yoga routine to use in the classroom. This […]

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Collaborate with Teachers To Develop Multi-Sensory Lessons

Traditionally, a classroom lesson is delivered as verbal or written material. The student relies on auditory and/ or visual input to understand the concepts. The student is expected to sit for extended periods of time and remain on task. For many of the students who receive related services, this can be a frustrating method of […]

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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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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 […]