Little League Lacing

Written By:  Ashley Grossenbacher, MOT, OTR/L My son loves sports and is missing playing team sports right now. I came up with this fun activity to combine his love of crafting and his love of sports…it was a hit!  All you need is paper (the thicker the better, but any will work), scissors, a hole […]

Paper Plate Play

It is important for your child to have a useful grasp to become efficient with writing and coloring. Two grips are illustrated: Tripod Grip and Quadropod Grip. An occupational therapist can help to evaluate fine motor skills of your child and recommend if a grip is

Written By: Ashley Grossenbacher, MOT, OTR/L All you need to get started are some scissors, crayons, or markers, white or construction paper, and a paper plate! You can add to the fun with popsicle sticks, tape or glue, pipe cleaners, extra beads or buttons, or any other craft or scrap material you have around the […]

Who is that Man?…. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, It’s MAT MAN!

Pediatric Therapy Center use interactive metronome in its occupational therapy program. The interactive metronome is a game-like auditory-visual platform to engage the patient and provide constant feedback at the millisecond level to promote synchronized timing in the brain. Neural timing deficits can be found in patients with ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Reading Disorders, Auditory Processing Disorder, Parkinson’s, and other conditions.

Written By: Kellie Costello, MOT, OTR/L Mat Man is a concept designed by the Learning Without Tears® (LWT – formerly Handwriting Without Tears) program as a fun way to work on body awareness while preparing children for other important pre-writing skills. Mat Man has a head, eyes, nose, mouth, ears, body, arms, hands, legs and […]