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Occupational Therapy Insights

Jan 31, 2020

What is dyslexia? What's it like being dyslexic? This video is based on a real life story explains.

Jan 31, 2020

“Someone in My Family Has a Mental Illness” is designed to be used with children by counselors, mental health practitioners and other professionals in the community. It is also designed for parents and caregivers who wish to educate their children about mental illness.

Jan 29, 2020

Here is a fun activity where I work on improving motor planning and upper extremity endurance.  During the activity we may pretend that we are building a time machine or fixing a car. 

Jan 28, 2020

Space.....the thing that every OT needs. However, there are school and pediatric settings with limited space and resources.  In these situations you may not be able to have scooter-boards or trampolines, you have to find a different method.  Though nothing is as good as the real thing, virtual reality can provide an...

Jan 27, 2020

Grief isn’t the easiest thing to talk about. It can come in many forms and stem from many things. Losing your job, a difficult medical diagnosis, or losing a loved one are all things that can make us experience grief.  Simply put, grief is an emotional response to loss. There can be varied responses, such as those...