5 must reads for new school based therapists from Your Therapy Source Inc -- OT, school, goals, tricks.
The Inspired Treehouse - Learn how and why to provide OT services in the classroom setting.
From a therapy standpoint, inclusion means “pushing into” classrooms to deliver services rather than pulling kids out for therapy sessions.
Postural Exercises Tip Sheet for the Classroom *Requires payment*
How to Improve Handwriting in Older Children. Simple Strategies for Handwriting and Middle School from a school based OT. **Just single paper with square cut out
School Based Occupational Therapy Checklist - Your Therapy Source
Handwriting development tools - inexpensive to purchase, easy to use, durable, and will be your therapy must-haves for years to come!
Pencil Grasp Reference Cheat Sheet These free cheat sheets identify the age related milestones for hand function, pencil grip (grasp) and drawing skills in children aged 1 to 7 years.
Helpful tips for new school-based OTs, including suggestions for how to set up your schedule at the beginning of the year! from MamaOT
Sugar Aunts: School Based OT and Getting Organized Tips
Great for when I am an OT, some worksheets and checklists to help me gain ideas for children and their different skills. Can help with sensory, motor, and self-help skills.
Sugar Aunts: Fine Motor Skills Needed at School and Classroom Activities to…
Discharge planning and documentation. This site gives a variety of goal formats for both handwriting and grip strength improvement. It is a good guide to developing goals in the school system.
How to improve word spacing issues by using fun techniques to improve visual perceptual and visual motor skills, without doing more handwriting practice
Use these sensory calm down strategies for school to help kids with self-regulation and over responsiveness in the classroom.
The Occupational Therapist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practices is a school-based occupational therapy book EVERY school OT needs to know about.