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How to Hold a Crayon Poster (Free)
This colorful 8X11 printable features a large picture of a hand holding a crayon in a tripod grasp. This is a great visual cue for the children as well as a reminder for teachers to remind their students to "check your grasp".
Activities to Encourage Proper Pencil Grasp Printable (FREE)
This one-page free handout is a wonderful way to encourage carry-over at home. Listing motor activities to work on hand strength, developing the arches of the hand, and wrist stability without using a pencil!
How to Be a Rockstar School Based OT
This is a FREE email series filled with tips and tricks for a new school-based OT, or a veteran OT who is looking for some new ways to get organized, strategies for increasing efficiency, achieving more in your sessions with fewer materials, etc. Plus, get tons of resources that you can use to encourage parent and teacher carryover!
FREE Winter Writing Worksheets: Fix the Mistakes
Worksheets to work on common writing mistakes: Letter height, Letter sizing, Word spacing, Letter spacing, Line orientation, Letter Reversals. Free to download and print!
1 vote | 53  views
created Jan 13, 2018
The Playful Otter (OTR) Blog
This blog is a great resource for pediatric and school-based OTP's as it focuses on off-the-shelf games and toys that are accessible by most. You will learn new ways to play games you already have or learn about a new game to try!
0 votes | 34  views
created Jan 02, 2018
The Best Resources for Pediatric Therapists
The Inspired Treehouse lists a HUGE variety of resources on MANY areas of pediatric OT practice including strategies and tips for fun activities as well as product ideas.
Fidgets in the Classroom: Why? What? How?
Successfully implementing fidgets in the classroom from an OT and elementary school teacher
0 votes | 32  views
created Dec 20, 2017
Free Sensory Processing Email Course
This free 5-day email course provides an overview of sensory processing disorder, the 8 sensory systems, different sub-types of SPD and signs of dysregulation of each system. Includes suggestions for activities to use for each system so you can see what works for your child.
1 vote | 25  views
created Nov 13, 2017
School-based OT handouts - in Spanish
5 School-based OT handouts - perfect for parents and teachers, translated into Spanish. Handwriting practice tips All about shoulder stability Hand strengthening activities 3 Simple tricks to get your child writing How to teach crayon and pencil grip
Free OT Bulletin Board Posters
These colorful posters are perfect for the clinic or therapy room - Just print and hang!
Free Handwriting Email Series
This free email course outlines the 6 components of handwriting, how to teach them, and how to correct the bad habits that children commonly adopt. Includes a freebie packet of parent/teacher handouts.
1 vote | 14  views
created Nov 13, 2017
5 School Based Occupational Therapy Handouts for Parents and Teachers
Hand strengthening activities 3 simple tricks to help your child with handwriting How to teach pencil and crayon grip All about shoulder stability Handwriting practice tips
1 vote | 30  views
created Nov 13, 2017
Classroom Seating Options
Classroom seating options to help students regulate their sensory systems and prepare to learn.
1 vote | 10  views
created Oct 16, 2017
Resources for school-based OT
Information for school based OTs including Evaluation, Frequencies, 504 Plans, Workloads, Must follow blogs, AT Resources, Social Stories, and more.
2 votes | 31  views
created Oct 16, 2017

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