Tag Archives: Therapy

Can a Child be “Too Old” For Therapy?

Is it too late? Is it possible to make any progress at this point? Can things still get better? We hear these questions quite a bit in pediatric therapy. Parents are often shocked to hear that we work with children … Continue reading

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When Does a Therapist Have the “Right” Amount of Experience?

Therapist #1: An occupational therapist (OTR) with 3 months of experience and a master’s degree. Therapist #2:  An occupational therapy assistant (COTA) with 4 years of experience and an associate’s degree. Who do you want working with your child? (Remember, … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #6

To see all Pinterest test pins, click here. This week’s test pin was inspired by an activity pinned from mrsleeskinderkids.blogspot.com. (You can find the original pin here.) This activity uses popsicle sticks as a way to reinforce math concepts. The … Continue reading

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Visual Perceptual Skills: Real Life Applications

Occupational therapists talk about visual perceptual skills quite a bit. This is due to the fact that these skills impact many areas of development and function, including fine motor skills, gross motor skills, self-care skills, etc. While most people understand … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest… Tested in Therapy

(For a look at all Pinterest Test Pins, click here.) Pin it, Pin, it, Pin it. It’s like a reflex. “Oh, that looks cool… I’ll pin it…” But then what? I seem to pin a million therapy ideas and then … Continue reading

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New Year, New Co-Pays

Ah yes, it’s January first. A day of new beginnings, resolutions, and for a lot of people- a fresh new deductible to meet on their insurance policy. In the world of pediatric therapy, insurance can drive a parent (and therapist) crazy. First of … Continue reading

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