occupational therapy

Therapy Source CEO, Joshua Cartagenova, to Participate In Panel Discussion at 2018 Healthcare Staffing Summit in Denver, Colorado

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Plymouth Meeting, PA — August 16, 2018 — Therapy Source, Inc., the premier provider of in-person and online therapy staffing solutions to the education industry, today announced that co-owner and CEO Joshua Cartagenova has joined the conference agenda of the 2018 Staffing Industry Analyst Healthcare Staffing Summit. The Summit will take place November 5-7 in… Read More »

The Day I Discovered the Benefits of Slime (Recipe, How-To Video, and Occupational Therapy Activities Included!)

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Slime for Occupational Therapy

On a recent rainy weekend, my young daughter approached me with a cautiousness I immediately recognized as a sign that she was about to ask something she knew I wouldn’t like.“Mommy,” she said. “Can we make….slime?” Slime! UGH! I had only recently learned that homemade slime had evolved from a niche internet fad to a… Read More »

Occupational Therapy Websites and Blogs We Love!

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Top 10 OT Websites

When starting out as an Occupational Therapist – especially in a school-based position – it can often seem overwhelming to know where and how to begin the process of accumulating useful materials for use in your occupational therapy sessions. Conversely, if you’re a seasoned Occupational Therapist, it can sometimes be challenging to break free from… Read More »

Keep Your Occupational Therapy Sessions Fun and Engaging With This FREE Winter Tracing Activity

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We’re all anxiously awaiting the return of consistently warmer weather…but alas, there are still several more weeks of winter to endure. 🙁 Want to keep your occupational therapy sessions fun and engaging when you’re stuck in the classroom? This (FREE!) downloadable tracing activity (full of winter-themed pictures and words) might do the trick! What skills… Read More »

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fall Leaf Tracing Occupational Therapy Activity

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Let’s celebrate Autumn’s charm, before we’re overtaken by the blustery cold of winter (don’t worry – we have plenty of fun winter activities in our blog for you). This fun – and FREE – activity is a perfect way to bring the fun of the fall season into both your in-person AND online pediatric occupational… Read More »

Cutting the Frustration – 5 Simple Tips to Teach Scissor Skills

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Cutting the Frustration – 5 Simple Tips to Teach Scissor Skills

Wide-eyed parents surprised by the skill of their toddler’s self-imposed “haircut” may be skeptical about the importance of teaching scissor skills in the classroom. Certainly, some children just KNOW how to use scissors…right? 😉 Seriously though: it is not unusual for a child to struggle with the concept, and need assistance with at least ONE… Read More »

Therapy Source, Inc. Approved by New Jersey Department of Education to Provide Speech-Language Telepractice Services

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Plymouth Meeting, PA — August 29, 2017 — Therapy Source, Inc., the premier provider of in-person and online therapy staffing solutions, has been named an approved provider by the New Jersey Department of Education to offer online therapy services to NJ public schools. Through a carefully vetted process, Therapy Source was one of only a… Read More »

Getting Started with Sensory Bins: Everything You Need To Know

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Getting Started with Sensory Bins

  Want More Sensory Bins? See More!   Whether it’s a new job, a new caseload or a new school year, starting something different is the perfect time for pediatric therapists and other school-based therapists to take a look at creating and incorporating sensory bins in to their practices. Sensory bins are an effective, portable… Read More »

10 Awesome Outdoor Activities for Your Therapy Practice

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outdoor therapy activities

Warmer days and more daylight mean plenty of opportunities to get outside to play, explore and socialize. Nearly everyone can benefit from fresh air and a little sunshine…so if you’re able to take your therapy sessions outdoors, now is the time. Some creative takes on classic games − along with some totally new ideas −… Read More »

6 Must-Follow Blogs for Occupational Therapists

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Blogs for Occupational Therapists

Get ready to breathe new life into your occupational therapy (OT) sessions! Whether you’re an OT working in a healthcare setting or a school-based OT, connecting with other professionals through blogs is a great way to gather new ideas and gain perspective when challenges arise. There are quite a few passionate bloggers out there sharing… Read More »