As the child finds the hidden objects, you can encourage language by asking questions about each object. For example, “What color is that shirt? What do you do with a toothbrush?”
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Yes, teaching a child to button can be a fun experience! You might be wondering…how? First of all, don’t try to teach this skill when your little one is getting ready to leave the house in the morning., especially if you are in a hurry. That’s definitely not the time to work on buttoning and… Read More
Picking out the appropriate clothing for a child can be a challenge, especially for those who have can difficulty understanding cold vs. hot and rainy vs. sunny. A student that I see for therapy uses this nifty worksheet, and it has proven to be very effective. If you’re child is struggling when picking out appropriate… Read More
Pediatric occupational therapist Dr. Anne Zachry explains why abandoning glitzy technology for low-tech activities and toys is important to raising healthy, happy and smart children.