Count how many times a day you use fine motor skills to accomplish small tasks and you’ll find the list never ends— from eating, dressing and brushing teeth to writing, turning a key or completing a simple screwdriver repair. There’s good reason why hand eye-coordination training and the strengthening of muscles that control grip and… Read More »
Summer brings more than warm weather – it’s a wonderful time to take therapy sessions outdoors! In the summer, an occupational therapist (OT) or speech-language pathologist (SLP), has the opportunity to introduce the benefits of outdoor learning and skill development to children with autism. Whether you are an occupational therapist (OT) speech-language pathologist (SLP), or… Read More »
In need of a few creative ways to celebrate Earth Day? The activities on this list can be used in a variety of settings, and are a great way to improve fine motor and sensory motor skills. Take a look, and discover how you can incorporate these crafts and garden games into your therapy sessions year-round.