Cyber Week Deals and Happy Thanksgiving!

For Black Friday and Cyber Monday we are offering three different coupons.  They are active until 11/27/17.  Use the codes below when you check out to get your Cyber Week deals!  Coupon can not be combined. Happy Thanksgiving to all from Your Therapy Source.  We are so grateful for the amazing customers and following we […]

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How to Integrate Therapy Goals Into The Curriculum

Therapy Goals Curriculum

How to Integrate Therapy Goals Into The Curriculum Curriculum refers to the lessons and materials that students will interact with to reach educational goals.  Most elementary and high schools follow a specific curriculum for each subject.  In general, a curriculum includes goals, instructional methodology, materials and assessments to measure progress. Therapy goals can be established […]

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Drawing Lines

Here is a freebie to provide some visual cues for students to draw different lines.  You can download it at YourTherapySource or https://yourtherapysource.com/freedrawlines.html Need more practice drawing lines?  Check out Lines, Lines and More Lines.  This download includes 24 task cards (12 full pages) to trace lines of varying difficulty, 5 letter matching lines, 4 line racing […]

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Towel Activities from The Core Strengthening Handbook

Here is a sample page of 7 core strengthening activities to do with children using a towel.  You can download it here https://www.yourtherapysource.com/corestrengtheningfreebie.html  The activities are from the electronic book The Core Strengthening Handbook by Lauren Drobnjak, PT and Claire Heffron, OT. The Core Strengthening Handbook –  This download includes 50+ activities including: Quick and Easy Core Strengthening […]

Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance Approach

Cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance or CO-OP is defined by Polatajko and Mandich as a  “a client-centred, performance based, problem solving approach that enables skill acquisition through a process of strategy use and guided discovery”.  CO-OP is an evidence based approach that has been successful for children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and autism […]

Play Strong and Review Academic Material Too!

Here is a activity idea similar to one from our electronic book Play Strong – Activities to Promote Muscle Strengthening in Children Through Play This is a four year old boy working on bilateral coordination, upper extremity and trunk muscle strengthening. The equipment needed is a regular size rolling pin and index cards. There are […]

Sensory Integration, Social Participation and Autism

The American Journal of Occupational Therapy published research from clinical records of 89 children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ages 4-11 years old .  The research examined whether sensory integration (SI) and praxis patterns of the children were related to social participation. Using SIPT standard scores, SPM standard and SPM Social Participation scores, SI and praxis […]