Occupational Therapy Intervention for Children with ADHD with Cog-Fun EBP

Introduction The latest OT research for children with ADHD. Historically, medications were used to treat children with ADHD, but had side effects and were effective in some children. Alternative interventions such as Cog-Fun provide an alternative approach to treatment for children with ADHD so they can lead functional lives in school, home, and other natural … Read more

Digital Play vs. Traditional Play for Children

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Digital play is becoming more popular for children with the expanding library of apps, video games, and technologies. So is digital play bad for children’s development, socialization, and mental health? Is traditional play going extinct or is it here to stay? Importance of Play Occupational therapists often stress the importance of play and playtime in … Read more

Occupational Therapy Goals for Autism ASD

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Cognition Poor attention, highly distractible Preoccupation for specific activities, repetitive actions Difficulty with teamwork Poor memory Difficulty with complex cognitive tasks Sequencing Imitation Generalizing concepts Symbolism Reading comprehension Executive function Language delay, verbal skills Sensory Stimuli Sensory-perceptual abilities Tactile defensiveness Hypersensitivity Hyposensitivity Postural stability without visual cues Visual Seeing images as a whole Visual fascination … Read more

Pediatric Movement and Fine-Motor Milestones: PodQuiz Episode 7 – OT Dude Podcast

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Welcome to another podquiz episode. This topic is often very challenging for students to learn, so it’s a good one to listen to. Episode 7 is on pediatric movements and pediatric-fine motor milestones. If you haven’t already subscribe to our growing YouTube channel and check out the 2 videos on this topic to review.   … Read more

Pediatric Developmental Theories: PodQuiz Episode 5 – OT Dude Podcast

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This PodQuiz episode will quiz your knowledge of pediatric developmental theories mentioned in our two-part YouTube series. Theories and theorists include Piaget, Vygotsky, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Behavioral, Bandura’s Social Cognitive, Dynamic Systems, Motor Learning, NDT, and Sensory Integration. Phew! Listen now to quiz yourself! Bookmark

Tongue Ties and Lip Ties Occupational Therapy

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Affiliate Disclosure: I may earn a commission from Amazon on the purchase of products from this post. Background Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) occurs when the band of tissue (frenulum) that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth is short, tight, or thick, resulting in restricted movement of the tongue. Tongue ties may have an impact … Read more