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Sensory differences and PTSD

One of the fairly unique areas that Occupational Therapists train in is sensory differences. Most of the time this training is in relation to our pediatric clients, but really it’s something we should also keep in mind with anyone we work with. 1,267 more words

Brain Injury

Bouncing off the Walls

“My child is bouncing off the walls and you want me to do what?”

Sometimes we as occupational therapists have to start our conversations with the families of our clients with “I know this is going to sound crazy, but I’ve seen it work for your child.” The natural instinct when we see a child running and quite literally bouncing off the walls (and the couch, and the bed, and his brother), is to try and calm him down by getting him to stop moving. 302 more words

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