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Sensory Motor Video Idea – Indoor Ladder Path

Here is an activity idea that encourages fine motor and gross motor skill development. Great for an indoor movement activity. You will need low adhesion painter’s tape. This is available at painting or hardware stores. It comes up easily from the floor or rugs (would not use it on any type of expensive flooring though […]

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NDT, SI or Perceptual Motor Approach for Children with Mild MR

The American Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on the effects of neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT), sensory integrative therapy (SI) and perceptual motor (PM) therapy for children with mild mental retardation. One hundred sixty children were randomly assigned to one of four groups: NDT group, SI group, PM group and control group. After interventions, the three […]

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5 Indoor Fitness Ideas For Kids

The days of running around neighborhoods freely and walking to school seem to be a thing of the past. Instead, children sit in front of a television or computer screen for hours a day. When the weather outside is bad, the television hours increase even more. Because of this, children lead more sedentary lifestyles than […]