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Transitions can be Hard
Kids sometimes have trouble transitioning between tasks or environments. Transitions are hard for many kids. They may demonstrate increased negative behavior or avoidance. This is a skill that kids frequently use in the classroom at school. It is necessary for increased engagement in daily activities. Unlike adults, kids have limited understanding regarding the concept of
Youth Sports are a Great Way to Develop Life Skills
Youth sports can have a very positive impact on children. These activities aren’t just good for their growing bodies, they also are good for their minds. Sports teach important life skills. The physical benefits of children participating in sports is obvious. This is becoming increasingly important as so many of today’s kids spend extended time being
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Why is it Important for Babies to Mouth?
Have you ever noticed a baby with their hands in their mouth? Babies are learning to explore through the hand-to-mouth connection. Mouthing is an important development for babies to learn new sensations in the world, as well as calming oneself. There are different mouthing learning periods, lasting to 2 years and beyond. Let’s explore why
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Lewy Body Disease
Lewy body disease is a progressive neurological disorder primarily affecting thinking, memory movement, mood and sleep. The disease is caused by protein deposits called Lewy bodies in the brain. It is one of the most common causes of dementia and affects more than one million people in the United States. Lewy body disease has some
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Occupational Therapy for COVID Recovery
Many individuals are experiencing the short and long-term symptoms of the COVID-19 virus. The COVID-19 virus impacts the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neurological, and psychological systems, as well as communication. Therefore, many individuals have lingering symptoms of the virus. This is impairing their ability to do the things that mean the most to them. However, there is
Incorrect Tongue Resting Posture? It’s Not Just a Problem in Children
Do you know where your tongue rests in your mouth? Chances are you have to stop and think about it. Proper tongue resting placement is when the tongue tip is elevated to the roof of the mouth, just behind the front teeth. Don’t worry if that isn’t where your tongue rests. Incorrect tongue resting posture
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