Monthly Archives:: June 2016

12 Awesome Occupational Therapy Activities (for Elementary-Aged Children)

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Elementary Aged Children Playing

As a school-based occupational therapist, much of your job is focused on helping students to develop the skills necessary for everyday living. At the elementary school level, this often means helping children to develop basic fine and gross motor skills and balance. Continually developing new and interesting occupational therapy activities to incorporate into your occupational… Read More »

15 Therapy Activities to Engage Non-Verbal Children

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Non verbal children

  Working with non-verbal children can present a unique set of challenges. It is not uncommon for Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Special Education Teachers to encounter non-verbal children in their therapy jobs. Therapists’ resources are often limited in the variety of activities to engage this audience. Luckily, there ARE several activities you can incorporate… Read More »

Top 10 SLP Activities for Articulation

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SLP Activities for Articulation

As a Speech-Language Pathologist in a school-based therapy job, you may feel a bit overwhelmed when it comes to prepping materials for articulation therapy, as part of your SLP job. So for this week’s blog entry, we curated articulation activities with simple set-up and easy delivery. Fortune Tellers These little games are also called Cootie… Read More »

Coming Soon (We Love This!): The First Ever Child-Friendly 3D Printer

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Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter/   Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com There’s something to be said about old-fashioned games: playing house, making paper dolls, fingerpainting, Etch-a-Sketch and Magna-Doodle.  Often enough though, children want to use technology during both play and learning…(if only hopscotch while playing… Read More »