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Sensory Integration Dysfunction and the Benefits of Taekwondo

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The Great Glasses Play Day is HERE!

The Great Glasses Play Day is HERE! | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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 ...
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Teaching Table

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.


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Give Speech Foundation - FreeSpeech for iPad

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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."


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Carol Leynse Harpold
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Global Autism Awareness: Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Global Autism Awareness: Sensory Integration Dysfunction | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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.
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Kno Brings Interactive Textbooks to K-12 for $9.99 -- THE Journal

Kno Brings Interactive Textbooks to K-12 for $9.99 -- THE Journal | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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.

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Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom

Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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.
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Sensory Integration Dysfunction and the Benefits of Taekwondo

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Sensory Parenting: New Book Cover!

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We combine Sensory Integration and Parenting from a Pediatric Occupational Therapist and Mother team's perspective. Written by Jackie Linder Olson and Britt Collins M.S., OTR ...
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Sensory Integration and Calming Techniques in the Classroom

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Many teachers struggle to understand and help children with Sensory Integration Disorders in their classes.
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San Jose woman waits to learn newborn's fate - San Jose Mercury News

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.
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CHICKADEE PRINTS: An End to Cursive Writing?

CHICKADEE PRINTS: An End to Cursive Writing? | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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.
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4 Ways to Introduce Sensory Integration Activities at Home

4 Ways to Introduce Sensory Integration Activities at Home | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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.
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Importance of Balance & Sensory Integration Skills Development in Children | The Breakthrough Blog

Importance of Balance & Sensory Integration Skills Development in Children | The Breakthrough Blog | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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...
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Infographic: Apps and Education

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Top 10 Apps for the Visually Impaired

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This article presents 10 apps specifically designed to make Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch more accessible to users who are blind or visually impaired. 

 

Just 10 ways that apps are leveling the playing field for the blind and visually impaired!


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Carol Leynse Harpold
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Teacher Wisdom | deadcopy

Teacher Wisdom | deadcopy | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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 ...
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Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas - HOME - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.

Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas - HOME - Edgalaxy:  Where Education and Technology Meet. | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it

"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. "


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Dogs, Cats May Make Kids Healthier

Dogs, Cats May Make Kids Healthier | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
Having a dog or a cat may lower kids' risk for respiratory illnesses.
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100 Ways to Praise a Child

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Sensory Integration Dysfunction and the Benefits of Taekwondo

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Sensory Responsiveness: What's Normal and What Isn't - FamilyEducation.com

Sensory Responsiveness: What's Normal and What Isn't - FamilyEducation.com | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
Explore various sensory problems and their behavioral symptoms.
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What Is Sensory Integration? | Back in Action | Physiotherapy ...

What Is Sensory Integration? | Back in Action | Physiotherapy ... | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
What is Sensory Integration disorder and how can sensory integration help.
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Sensory Integration...what is this?

Sensory Integration...what is this? | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
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 ...
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3 tricks to help kids learn to hold their pencil correctly

3 tricks to help kids learn to hold their pencil correctly | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
Pencil grip is one of those things that is really hard to re-teach if kids initially learn it incorrectly. Though every child will end up settling on a pencil grip that works best for him or her, i...
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Milestones Occupational Therapy for Children / BLOG

Milestones Occupational Therapy for Children / BLOG | Occupational Therapy Magazine | Scoop.it
Children's Occupational Therapy in Saskatoon (New blog post: Back to Basics: Demystifying Sensory Integration http://t.co/o4Vj9FNq...)...
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