Adaptive Equipment

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Do you have any students who need just a little extra reminder of where the chair ends?  Maybe an external cue of where to put their hips?  Grab a pool noodle.  Measure it to fit the seat of the chair and cut off the excess.  Use some duct tape and strap it to the chair. […] Pool Noodle Chair, Noodle Chair, 1000 Lifehacks, Pediatric Physical Therapy, Adaptive Equipment, Pool Noodle
Pool Noodle Quick Fix - Your Therapy Source
Do you have any students who need just a little extra reminder of where the chair ends? Maybe an external cue of where to put their hips? Grab a pool noodle. Measure it to fit the seat of the chair and cut off the excess. Use some duct tape and strap it to the chair. […]
Pediatric Physical Therapy published a single case study comparing physiological functioning, communication switch activation, and response accuracy in a 19-year-old young man with quadriplegic cerebral palsy and neurological scoliosis using 2 seating systems within the school setting. A alternating treatment design was used recording data from the following conditions: baseline (standard planar inserts), using a […] Pediatric Physical Therapy Activities, School Based Therapy, Intervention Strategies, Pediatric Pt, Physical Therapy Exercises, Dysgraphia
Comparing Seating Systems - Your Therapy Source
Pediatric Physical Therapy published a single case study comparing physiological functioning, communication switch activation, and response accuracy in a 19-year-old young man with quadriplegic cerebral palsy and neurological scoliosis using 2 seating systems within the school setting. A alternating treatment design was used recording data from the following conditions: baseline (standard planar inserts), using a […]
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Benefits of Tai Chi for Children - Your Therapy Source
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese type of exercise program with its roots coming from martial arts. It emphasizes a mind body connection using slow, gentle movements, meditation and deep breathing. Tai chi requires all the major muscle groups and joints to complete the slow, gentle movements. Tai chi has been shown to improve balance, […]
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom. Body Awareness Activities, Hand Strengthening Activities, Hand Strengthening Exercises, Hand Strengthening, Motor Planning, Easy Hacks
Pool Noodles in the Classroom - Your Therapy Source
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom.
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom. Noodles Ideas
Pool Noodles in the Classroom - Your Therapy Source
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom.
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom.
Pool Noodles in the Classroom - Your Therapy Source
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom.
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom. Uses For Pool Noodles
Pool Noodles in the Classroom - Your Therapy Source
Have you ever used pool noodles in the classroom? Here are four quick and easy hacks to help with positioning and fidgeting in the classroom.
The recommended amount of physical activity daily for children is at least 60 minutes per day. This can be difficult to accomplish for any children with the busy schedules that face this young generation today. For children with disabilities, this can be very difficult to achieve each day for various reasons. Pediatric occupational and physical […] Adapted Pe, Adapted Physical Education, Gym Teacher, Therapeutic Recreation, Elementary Pe, Adaptive Sports, Children With Disabilities, Pe Lessons
5 Tips to Promote Participation of Children with Disabilities in Physical Activities - Your Therapy
The recommended amount of physical activity daily for children is at least 60 minutes per day. This can be difficult to accomplish for any children with the busy schedules that face this young generation today. For children with disabilities, this can be very difficult to achieve each day for various reasons. Pediatric occupational and physical […]
Once a piece of adaptive equipment or modification is put in place to use with a student, therapists need to follow up frequently.  Whether the adaptive equipment is a pencil grip, standing frame or weighted vest, on going assessment is needed.  Have you seen modifications recommended ie sensory break and it never gets carried out? […] Improve Your Handwriting, Improve Handwriting, Kids Homework, Pediatric Therapy, Back To School Hacks
Follow Up Questions about Modifications and Adaptive Equipment in the Classroom - Your Therapy Sourc
Once a piece of adaptive equipment or modification is put in place to use with a student, therapists need to follow up frequently. Whether the adaptive equipment is a pencil grip, standing frame or weighted vest, on going assessment is needed. Have you seen modifications recommended ie sensory break and it never gets carried out? […]
If you are a new or seasoned pediatric occupational and physical therapist, the world of assistive technology and adaptive equipment is constantly changing.  Here are many resources that can help guide you to select the most appropriate technology.  Access to Independence Website – Michelle Lange is one of the top OTs in the field of […] Low Tech Assistive Technology, Adaptive Equipment Diy, Assistive Technology Devices, Adaptive Devices, Appropriate Technology, Vision Therapy
Free Assistive Technology Resources - Your Therapy Source
If you are a new or seasoned pediatric occupational and physical therapist, the world of assistive technology and adaptive equipment is constantly changing. Here are many resources that can help guide you to select the most appropriate technology. Access to Independence Website – Michelle Lange is one of the top OTs in the field of […]
It can be a challenge at times to encourage children with physical disabilities to participate in leisure activities.  The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published a small study to determine the effectiveness of environment-based interventions on participation of  6 adolescents with physical disabilities.  A 12-week intervention occurred with a focus on removing environmental barriers and coaching parents. […] Social Pictures, Physical Disabilities, Paper People, Wordpress Tutorials, Small Study, Leisure Activities
Leisure Activities, Modifying the Environment and Children with Disabilities - Your Therapy Source
It can be a challenge at times to encourage children with physical disabilities to participate in leisure activities. The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published a small study to determine the effectiveness of environment-based interventions on participation of 6 adolescents with physical disabilities. A 12-week intervention occurred with a focus on removing environmental barriers and coaching parents. […]
If you are a new or seasoned pediatric occupational and physical therapist, the world of assistive technology and adaptive equipment is constantly changing.  Here are many resources that can help guide you to select the most appropriate technology.  Access to Independence Website – Michelle Lange is one of the top OTs in the field of …
Free Assistive Technology Resources - Your Therapy Source
If you are a new or seasoned pediatric occupational and physical therapist, the world of assistive technology and adaptive equipment is constantly changing. Here are many resources that can help guide you to select the most appropriate technology. Access to Independence Website – Michelle Lange is one of the top OTs in the field of …
It can be a challenge at times to encourage children with physical disabilities to participate in leisure activities.  The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published a small study to determine the effectiveness of environment-based interventions on participation of  6 adolescents with physical disabilities.  A 12-week intervention occurred with a focus on removing environmental barriers and coaching parents. …
Leisure Activities, Modifying the Environment and Children with Disabilities - Your Therapy Source
It can be a challenge at times to encourage children with physical disabilities to participate in leisure activities. The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published a small study to determine the effectiveness of environment-based interventions on participation of 6 adolescents with physical disabilities. A 12-week intervention occurred with a focus on removing environmental barriers and coaching parents. …
Once a piece of adaptive equipment or modification is put in place to use with a student, therapists need to follow up frequently.  Whether the adaptive equipment is a pencil grip, standing frame or weighted vest, on going assessment is needed.  Have you seen modifications recommended ie sensory break and it never gets carried out? …
Follow Up Questions about Modifications and Adaptive Equipment in the Classroom - Your Therapy Sourc
Once a piece of adaptive equipment or modification is put in place to use with a student, therapists need to follow up frequently. Whether the adaptive equipment is a pencil grip, standing frame or weighted vest, on going assessment is needed. Have you seen modifications recommended ie sensory break and it never gets carried out? …