Rehab Services and Youth with CP

Child: Care, Health and Development published research on rehabilitation services and youth with cerebral palsy (CP) in Canada.  A questionnaire on rehabilitation and educational resources (OT, PT, Speech, Psychology and special education) received within the last 6 months was completed by the parents of 91 school-age children and 167 adolescents with CP. More than half […]

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October 2012 Digital Magazine for Pediatric OT and PT

The latest issue of Your Therapy Source’s digital magazine for pediatric occupational and physical therapists is now available for free. It includes articles on motor skill practice, sensory processing and lots of freebies. If you can not view the document below go to YourTherapySource.com/magazine to download a pdf copy. Open publication – Free publishing

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End of Year Lists for Students by the Students

Have you ever considered having the children you currently work with create a list of advice or tips for other children for the next school year?  You could ask the children to submit tips and suggestions that make functional tasks easier for them.  This activity will hopefully empower the children to see that they can […]

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January Issue of Digital Magazine

Here is the latest issue of our digital magazine for pediatric occupational and physical therapy. You can read articles on goals for 2012, cerebral palsy, sensory processing and print lots of freebies. Check it out below. If you can not view the document below go to YourTherapySource.com and you can download a pdf copy. Open […]

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Exploring Spaces and Body Awareness

Many pediatric occupational and physical therapists work with children who exhibit decreased sensory processing such as decreased body awareness, motor planning and proprioception. These difficulties of sensing where a child is in space can interfere with motor skill development, peer interaction and safety. We are all familiar with therapy sessions that focus on proprioceptive input, […]

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Are You Effective?

Considering it is mid school year, it may be time to evaluate your skills as a therapist. Are you effective? Sometimes, children miss extensive class time due to therapy sessions. Is it worth their while? Annual review time is quickly approaching and therapists should be thinking about what is working and what is not working. […]