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Aug 31, 2019

How often do we as OT's run into issues with teaching staff about sensory integration?  This labor day teachers can take advantage of a great course that provides certification in sensory integration classroom facilitation.

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Aug 27, 2019

Extensive biological and developmental research shows significant neglect—the ongoing disruption or significant absence of caregiver responsiveness—can cause more lasting harm to a young child’s development than overt physical abuse, including subsequent cognitive delays, impairments in executive functioning, and...

Aug 26, 2019

Today is a long day, that's still not done.  I have a car 'mishap'. I'm stuck on the side of a busy highway, and I need my car towed. UUUUUGGGGHH!! does this compare to that CVA, TBI, or pediatric patient that is dealing with another level of issues.  Always keep everything in perspective and realize how...

Aug 24, 2019

This paper reviews the evidence regarding the efficacy of behavioral treatments for bedtime problems and night wakings in young children. It is based on a review of 52 treatment studies by a task force appointed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to develop practice parameters on behavioral treatments for...

Aug 24, 2019

Biomechanics is the study of biological systems by the application of the laws of physics. The purposes of this text are to review the principles and tools of mechanical analysis and to describe the mechanical behavior of the tissues and structural units that compose the musculoskeletal system.