My child has sensory issues but I cannot get to his/her therapist? If your therapist was not able to get you home supplies to help with a home sensory diet, then give some of these ideas a try! (Although we still recommend consulting with your therapist via phone.) Sensory input during daily activities Bath time … Continue reading My child has sensory issues but I cannot get to his/her therapist?
These times are undoubtedly stressful for many reasons besides the headlines. Many people are trying to figure out how to now work or learn at home and care for family who normally would be at school, daycare, or adult daycare. Others are trying to figure out how they will afford to pay their bills now … Continue reading How to stay resilient during these challenging times?
Back to School and Backpack Safety in a Pandemic World Normally when getting ready to go back to school occupational therapists across the nation like to educate people on backpack safety. The American Occupational Therapy Association (https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Backpack-Safety-Awareness-Day/Handouts.aspx) has many tips about proper sizing and assuring the weight carried on a daily basis is not too … Continue reading Back to School and Backpack Safety in a Pandemic World
Tips to keep you happy, healthy, and on-task: During these times, it is important to keep as normal of a routine as possible even if asked to study and work from home or even isolate yourself at home. The following are simple general ideas to help keep you on track. If you need more details … Continue reading Tips to keep you happy, healthy, and on-task:
What is occupational pain and how do we deal with it. To understand occupational pain we need to understand the importance of engaging in our everyday living tasks to their fullest potential. When we sustain an injury or other circumstances that can cause or contribute to pain we tend to limit or totally withdraw from … Continue reading Occupational Pain
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