Pediatrics

From behavior to tripod grasp, OT for pediatrics has many facets. I've included a small sampling in my pins, and then a smattering of arts and crafts projects and other inspiring goodies!
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My 3-year-old daughter makes great use of this device! It comes in subdued colors as well — less "preschool-ish" anyway — so OT practitioners could recommend this relatively cheap adaptation ($13) that might help anyone with limited reach or seated in a wheelchair. It's good to soak it in vinegar once in a while though, as it's made of "rubberized" plastic, and can develop mold when left on for days on end!

The Aqueduck Faucet Extender is one of those “why no one thought of it sooner” kind of product. It is a ridiculously simple product but any parent of a toddler will appreciate what the faucet extender does. I wonder if it works on all types of faucets?

Mummy masking tape for kids... Simply irresistible!

Masking Tape Mummy Halloween Craft For Kids

Masking tape mummy craft for kids to make at Halloween. Made from materials you probably already have - construction paper or card stock, masking tape, scissors, glue and googly eyes.

it will change your life: Potty Chart

it will change your life: Potty Chart. Finally- a solution for kids who abuse the in class bathroom!

This pin links to conversational prompts designed to "Get to Know a Middle Schooler," such as "What can you teach me?" These conversation starters, along with therapeutic use of self, can help bridge the generation gap to create an authentic professional relationship with the adolescent client.

It's the first day of school in a silent classroom. Have your middle schoolers ask these ice breaker questions to get to know…

Visual Motor Bead Maze

I've been working on a book like this for over a year, and just need a few more ideas to finish it. Quiet book - 150 and more ideas, tutorials and patterns maybe with a train bead

This pin links to a great site that focuses on tripod grip technique. But let's remember that pediatric OT practitioners do much more for kids than work with handwriting skills!

The time-tested ergonomic way to hold a pencil is the tripod grasp. -Tips for holding the pencil correctly

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy: A break down of the specific areas OT may work with children in.there are interventions that you learn in OT to help improve and empower the individual for daily living


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