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Things I like about being a Therapist

  I don’t have to wear business clothes to work I wear comfortable shoes to work I get to play with kids I use my creativity in my job I get to make and invent things, such as adaptive equipment, splints, corner chairs I work…
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Mancala

Where has this game been all my life.  Actually, I played this game as a kid, and I have played it as therapy in the past, but I just re-discovered it as a therapy activity.  It is a perfect game for in hand manipulation skills or for…
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Blokus

I really want to pronounce this game Bloke-us, but I think that it is pronounced Block-us. Anyway, to the game. I bet everyone else has heard of and played this game before, so what rock have I been hiding under. This game is awesome for…
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Therapy Chair

This is a little chair that I made over a year ago for one of my clients.  I had it posted somewhere else, and thought that I would add it here.  Honestly, it takes a long time to make, but it is cheap, and did exactly what I wanted it to…
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Cootie Catcher (Fortune Teller)

Any square piece of paper can be made into a Cootie Catcher. Fold two corners together and crease firmly. unfold.  Then fold the other two corners together and crease again. Fold each corner point into the center. flip it over…
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Creating Reusable Activities

A lot of the time, I will go to see a patient/student/client, and will create an activity right there on the spot.  I don't always plan ahead too much.  When I want to do that activity again, I make it up again.  This is mostly with pen and…