As an Occupational Therapist who specializes in children's handwriting skills, I do not get through one day in my clinic without assessing or addressing a child's vision skills. If a child is struggling with handwriting, and tutoring ...
This is a great program for special education instructors and interventionists. Teaching Table is an iPad application that allows teachers to create interactive math lessons for their students to help them visualize new math concepts. The app lets students learn and solve problems by interacting with digital manipulatives.
FreeSpeech is a new free AAC tool for the iPad that allows you to add your own photos, group them, and collaborate with other FreeSpeech users to share content!
"FreeSpeech is a communication tool based upon research in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and human-computer interaction, as well clinical insight and expertise in speech and communication disorders."
One of the most currently researched afflictions today is Sensory Integration Dysfunction. Sensory Integration Dysfunction is a neurological disorder which was discovered a little over 40 years ago by Dr.
Through a deal with publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, education software developer Kno, which provides e-textbooks for higher education, is adding interactive K-12 textbooks to its iPad, Android, Windows, and Web platforms.
Teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone. Educators use apps for everything from communicating with students to inspiring creativity to dissecting virtual frogs.
San Jose woman waits to learn newborn's fateSan Jose Mercury NewsIn 1997, after suffering a number of seizures and struggling with movement, their first child, Hector Jr., was diagnosed with the disease at age 4.
As my son prepares for another year of school, I've been working on his handwriting skills over the summer. I love nice penmanship. As his manuscript became better and better, I decided to start the skill of cursive writing.
Introduce Sensory Integration Activities At Home. You can have a lot of fun finding activities that are appropriate for tactile stimulation. A little creativity and a willingness to get on the floor and play are all that is required.
Balance is a multi-sensory activity.Our “sense” of balance, from the time of our embryonic development through full-fledged adulthood, is based on the (Those with deficits in their vestibular function also experience a range of other issues indirectly...
So playing a game of Bingo, were there is turn taking and the need to talk develops these skills, or the simple practice of cutting and glueing helps the kids to develop their fine motor skills. Are children developing these skills ...
"I came across this great e-book from RM education today that is full of realistic lesson ideas about using the iPad in the classroom. It covers all key learning areas and is definitely worth the download. "
What is occupational Therapy. People often think occupational therapy is related to occupations or only office work as the name is occupational therapy. The term "occupations" refers to all the daily activity that are necessary ...