OT Tips Tag

Our brains are capable of doing several tasks at once.  However, if the brain’s ability to keep time is not working well, the different parts of your dome can’t function properly.  This can result in difficulty with concentration, reading, calculating, and coordination skills from walking to even more advanced sports.  If you can improve this skill, your brain can actually...

In this time of Covid-19, many families are looking for new playful activities to complete with their young child. Some families are participating in therapy sessions online or engaging with distant family members. Typically, less screen time is encouraged, but we are all in a unique situation right now. Therefore, Playapy is sharing some interactive simple and effective play-based ideas...

We have all heard parents describe their children negatively by saying they are acting like animals. They may be jumping on or crawling under furniture testing a parents patience. What if encouraging them to act like animals actually had benefits to their development? Then would it be okay with you? Why? Using animal walks in the name of exercise could help to build...

In all my years of working with parents, there is one certainty. Parents need as much help as they can get with their kids especially during the busy holiday season. Interestingly, they often don’t realize that their children can be their biggest helpers by learning how to do things for themselves. Understanding appropriate expectations for a child is what stops...

Did you know that February 28th (along with August 22nd) is National Tooth Fairy Day? I didn’t, but I am willing to celebrate any day that promotes good dental hygiene. Parents often ask me for advice with tooth brushing because children can sometimes be sensitive to the activity. Here are some quick tips to help. Starting Dentists recommend you start brushing teeth as...

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