great website with lots of ideas

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Here is a great OT website that has lots of ideas on it.  http://www.therapystreetforkids.com/index.html.

Therapy Must Be Fun

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Oh My!!  Have Mercy.  I just talked to a parent and she said that last year the therapist that they saw practiced letters all year.  That is all that they did in therapy.  It was totally boring for the child and he still can't write his…

cootie catchers

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Today we did cootie catchers.  I spent some time making a template.  I will upload that with pictures and directions tomorrow.

Drawing flowers and cutting

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I often as a basic skills task have  my students draw flowers, color them and then cut them out.  It is a task that I can have most of my kids in therapy do and then modify it for difficulty and change things if I want to work on one specific…

Gag reflex or not?

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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…