Do you use rhythmic movements in treatment sessions?

Do you use rhythmic movements in treatment sessions? Written by Cheri Dotterer May 28, 2020 According to Harald Blomberg, MD, rhythmic movements help build neural synapse growth and facilitate the integration of primitive reflexes.  In 2015, he published The Rhythmic...

What is most important in handwriting instruction?

What is most important in handwriting instruction? Written by Cheri Dotterer May 22, 2020 With so many handwriting programs out there, what is the most important aspect of teaching or remediating handwriting? Consistency! Consistency of the language that you and the...

Do you have the courage to change your classroom for the better?

Do you have the courage to change your classroom for the better? Written by Cheri Dotterer May 10, 2020 March 13, 2020, will “go down in infamy” as the date that changed our generation. FDR spoke those famous words on December 8, 1941, the day after the Pearl Harbor...

What is CAPS?

What is CAPS? Written by Cheri Dotterer February 21, 2020 Control Accuracy Precision Speed The neurological cycle of any cause and effect response with the human condition. Every sensory-motor cycle in a typical neurological response. No movement, behavior, or...

Have you ever helped a student play the recorder?

Have you ever helped a student play the recorder? Written by Cheri Dotterer February 10, 2020 I have a third-grade student in one of my cyber schools. Mom asked me if I knew anything about music. Well, yes. I know the basics of Music Theory. How would I translate them...

What is a common problem that occupational therapists face?

What is a common problem that occupational therapists face? Written by Cheri Dotterer December 9, 2019 It is a well-known fact that most of the school-based occupational therapy (SBOT) referrals are for handwriting problems. Transforming a child to write legibly is a...