When pulling up pants or getting your shirt aligned, or trying to get your socks on, sometimes it is just hard to reach some spots. I am not sure why, but stickers are a big motivator for kids. Some children with tactile hypersensitivity do not like having stickers put on their skin, which of course
Use Necklaces to simulate getting a shirt over your head, and bracelets to simulate getting a sock on toes.
Here is a therapist who created the fasten-ator. Her website is www.school-ot.com. Her name is Jennifer Dodge. Here is what she says on her site about her product. “I designed and sewed up the prototype (in the picture above) for this after trying to work with a 5th grade boy who had Downs Syndrome. He
A tea party is fun for both young and old. It is even more fun when you use a nice china tea set and fancy linens. It can be really fun and motivating when real food and real drink is used. Preparation and clean-up is of course a big part of the activity, and can really target
I have done many evaluations for feeding and oral motor skills where I am called in because the child is gagging on solid food. Many times this is the case, and we have to work on desensitizing to lumpy food, and work on oral motor skills so that they can move the lumps around in their