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Current Monthly Specials

Labor day weekend is upon us, and Munchy Balls are on sale just through the holiday. Time to get yours and enjoy them all year long. You can find them at both therapy fun zone, and on therapy fun store. The membership community is where I…
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Carly Fleischmann Has a Youtube Interview Channel

Have you heard of Carly Fleischmann?  She is a young woman who has autism, and she is unable to speak by mouth.  She is, however able to type on a keyboard, and so is therefore able to communicate with people, and she has some great things…

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale

It is time for black friday shopping, so I am joining in at the shop and offering a sale.  All Therapy Fun Zone products will be on sale the whole weekend and through "cyber Monday".  The sale starts on black friday, so come enjoy 15% off…
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Things I Love About Your Blog

A few weeks ago I wrote about some of the things that I hate about your blog, and now I am going to tell you a few things that I love about your blog. I love links to your inspiration and to additional Posts that are similar. I love lots…
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How do you follow the blogs you love?

So do you love keeping up with blogs and following along with their posts?  Do you wonder what the best way to follow a blog is?  At one point, the tried and true way to follow a blog was through google reader, but that way no longer…
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The Great Bike Giveaway

Friendship Circle is holding the Great Bike Giveaway, a national contest giving away adaptive bikes to children with special needs.  This is the third year that they have done this. They partner with bike companies from around the U.S.…
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What I Hate About Your Blog

I now have a few years of blogging experience under my belt, and I follow a lot of blogs. I have therefore developed an opinion about what I like and don’t like about a blog’s format, etc., so here is my opinion about Your blog. I hate…
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Therapy “Magic”

There are times when it feels like people expect a “magical” result from therapy. It is an impossible expectation to live up to as really, there is no magic. The other day though, I was evaluating a student who had one of the most interesting…
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Do You Make Your Own Therapy Resources?

How many of you as therapists or parents make your own therapy stuff, such as home programs, class programs, templates, rubrics, activities, teacher inservices, etc. Have you ever thought to yourself, I’m sure this has been done before, but…
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Exciting Changes and Improvements

I have been working hard behind the scenes to bring some changes and improvements to Therapy Fun Zone.  From the beginning, I have had a vision of having a great resource for therapists and caregivers, and I think that the site is definitely…

Switching to a new shopping Cart and a Sale

The shopping cart that I moved to a few months ago seemed to have a lot of bugs, and I wasn’t very happy with it, so I am switching again.  I can’t guarantee no glitches since this is computer based, but this new cart seems to have less…
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Pinterest

Have you seen comments about pinterest and wondered what it was? Pinterest is a Virtual Pinboard. It lets you organize and share all the projects and activities that you find on the web. It is a way to help you organize your inspiration. Best…

New designs made for OT PT and sensory overload

I have been making some shirt and accessory designs and have added them to the Therapy Fun Zone CafePress store.  I have two similar designs for PT and OT.  They are the octopus logo holding a heart.  Here is OT. And PT …
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Articles found on the web this week

Homemade Assistive Technology www.theoatc.org 50 Conditions That Mimic ADHD www.globalhealingcenter.com ADHD is diagnosed by health professionals who form their opinion by observing a child's behavior. There are no brain…

Articles found on the web this week.

Using DS in Literacy Rotations – First session. | Playing to Learn lynettebarr.wordpress.com We’ve had a very exciting week in 5/6B! For the first time, students were allowed to bring their Nintendo DS to school for use in Literacy. New…
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New Therapy Clinic

The end of the school year is upon us, and there are too many meetings to go to. I will be working with a new pediatric clinic in Riverside, California. It is called Up and Movin. We will be doing some groups this summer, and I am working…
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How To Teach Children With Autism Speech and Language

By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Isy_Bee]Isy Bee Teaching an Autistic child speech and language can be difficult. Each child on the Autism spectrum can differ greatly with their learning abilities, however most seem to have difficulty…
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Teenager with cerebral palsy will be pushed in marathon

Carter: Union teen with cerebral palsy to be pushed in Long Branch marathon by teammate Anton will participate in the New Jersey Marathon in Long Branch this Sunday. He will be pushed the 26.2 miles in a three-wheel jogging stroller by his…