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 for outdoor therapy activities. Some creative takes on classic games − along with some… Read More »
The hard work and consistent efforts of school-based physical therapists (PTs) are nothing less than heroic. Often called upon to serve district-wide and on a variety of fronts, those with PT jobs make a significant impact on the lives of students. Day to day, progress happens in slow increments, but in a big-picture sense, cumulative… Read More »
Spring is a time of growth and new beginnings – a great time to try something different in your school-based therapy classroom. Children fresh from spring break can have a renewed energy—the end of the year is fast approaching, after all—and something new and exciting in the classroom can inspire them to make progress like… Read More »
As long as there is life on this planet, you can be sure that there will be an industry built around maintaining its health. The health care industry is as old as time itself, and is still rapidly expanding. With these expansions, there is – and will continue to be – an ongoing need for… Read More »
Keep your students moving with these 25 gross motor activities for winter for the classroom. Try putting your own spin on these gross motor activities and share your success stories in the comments section below! “My goal for these indoor gross motor activities is simple, do-able fun. These indoor gross motor energy busters will get… Read More »
Discover how accommodations for kids with ADHD, like providing positive physical activity and using privacy shields, will help your little ones. Follow this link to find out how you can use these accommodations for kids with ADHD in your therapy sessions or special education classroom. Looking for a therapy job? Check out… Read More »
Use resistance bands to improve fine motor skills, gross motor skills, posture, and more! Click here to discover how to use resistance bands in your classroom with these four quick and easy strengthening games!
To make your next lesson plan more fun and engaging, incorporate movement into learning! Click here to learn how to incorporate movement into your next lesson plan.
This excellent SPD resource of 35 sensory activities includes creative activities and DIY projects to aid students with sensory processing disorders both at home and in the classroom. To find out how to benefit students with SPD, read the article here. Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy… Read More »
In honor of both Down Syndrome Awareness Month and National Physical Therapy Month, take a look at these PT activities for kids with Down Syndrome to strengthen their hamstrings and quads. Click here for the article.