occupational therapists

8 Engaging Activities for Children with Limited Mobility

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When helping children with limited mobility, special education teachers, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and physical therapists – and other clinicians in school-based therapy jobs – are often on the lookout for activities to engage children. Whether making music or art, crafting or playing games, here are 8 activities you can include in your lineup.  … Read More »

Summer-Inspired Sensory Bins

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  Want More Sensory Bins? See More!   Summer brings warm weather, sunny skies and lots of new opportunities to learn and grow. One way for children with special needs to learn is through the use of sensory bins, which include items with texture or other sense-stimulating characteristics. Common bases for sensory bins include water,… 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 »

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 »

Top Free or Low Cost Apps for Occupational Therapists

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Top Apps for OTs

In a world where there is almost always “an app for that” it’s no surprise that there are several apps for those who have jobs in occupational therapy. These free and low cost apps range from games for children, to instructional exercises and learning techniques. Use them to add a little bit of technology –… Read More »

Top Technology Tools for School-Based Therapists

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Nowadays, it is not uncommon for a school-based therapist to struggle with basics tasks such as a coming up with teaching methods, creating lesson plans and organizing their weekly schedules. Luckily, there are technological tools that can help with all of those problems. And in our increasingly technological world, it’s becoming more and more important… Read More »