Have you considered these 5 mistakes that Heather talks about in this article? Heather is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She does a wonderful job sharing five mistakes that impede the developmental milestones of learning to write.
How does backpack fatigue impact the school day? According to an article in the New York Times from 2009, the average elementary student’s backpack weighed five pounds. By the time the child was in sixth grade, the weight increased to
Have you purchased a backpack for school yet? Here are three things to consider when choosing a pack for your child.
Many therapists, teachers, and parents get caught up in letter formation. What is the real goal of handwriting? is it the direction that the letter is made? Is it sequencing of writing the letter? Is it legibility?
Where have you found Handwriting Brain Body DisConnect? You can find your tribe in the most unsuspecting places.
Here are 5 easy exercises that kids will love to do. They won’t even realize that they are strengthening their fingers. Jellyfish fingers Children use their index or long finger to scroll on their devices. Their muscles learn that the
In this video, Cheri shares three exercises to alleviate pain that students can do themselves.
There was a discussion on Facebook with a high school or college student recently. She was remarking how not having the 504 in place made it extremely frustrating to pass her piano class. She describes difficulty coordinating her hands to
What does sensory integration have to do with dysgraphia?
OTs and PTs are no longer related service providers. In 2015, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was approved. This law changed the function and title of all support staff in the education system.