All posts in occupational therapy

Review & Bonus Giveaway: Air Storm Z-Curve Bow and Zip Bak Bow: Aim for the “Write” Target

WHAT:  Air Storm Zip-Bak Bow &  Air Storm Z -Curve Bow by Zing Toys DOES:  opportunity to practice bilateral coordinatrion and crossing the midline INVEST:  $19.99 and $26.99 respectively MSRP AGES: 8 and up (can possibly be lower with some guidance) TOOLS:  My Body Needs to Move, Think Like […]

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Review & Giveaway: CMS NeoPin: Fierce Magnets Give Incognito Workouts (Four Winners Total)

WHAT: CMS NeoPin (neodymium pushpin magnets pack of 10) CMS Ceramic Domino Block Pins (Pack of 12) by CMS Magnetics DOES: makes your refrigerator, steel door, steel surface into More...

A Career on Hold

I am 37, and I just got my K-6 teaching certificate in the state of North Carolina. A lot of people wonder why I am just starting out More...

Fast Kids Need Fast Pencils: A Simple New Year’s Resolution

  Smoother writing means faster writing (and drawing) and less tired hands WHAT: Bazic Pencils #2B DOES: Let's you write more smoothly, less tiring to your hand, good for drawing too INVEST: $4- $5 for More...

Product Review: Move Stool provides sensory input to assist with focus

We talked this week about how movement, fidgeting, is scientifically proven to help focus. Longtime ADHD researcher Dr. Mark Rapport, believes movement is a key component in the ability More...

creating calm: what our occupational therapist taught us to help with ADHD

{Reposted and updated from 2009 as part of the Best of the Best on SOS Research Blog.}  I think I've said this before, but I'll say it again... I More...

Buckle Up: We’re Riding The ADHD Rollercoaster

There's a magical land that parents of children with ADHD are often told about. In that land, children with ADHD outgrow the disorder and become neuro-typical adolescents capable More...

Empathy

I am that mom who has all the patience in the world. I am that person who has empathy and compassion for understanding people, but even more so, More...

there’s no excuse

One of Luke's occupational therapists, Mr. T, said something so simple to me a couple weeks ago.  It felt so profound though and it has been on my mind ever More...

bubbles, bowling, and bed pillows

This summer has been incredibly busy for us (as you've certainly noticed by my sudden and prolonged absence here and on the Facebook page). The transition, something my More...

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