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How Do You Teach Word Spacing?

Kindergarteners need to learn to space their words correctly.  But how exactly do you do that?  Most teachers are using the “put your index finger next to your last word as a spacer” strategy.   391 more words

Parenting

Occupational Therapy for Handwriting Woes

By Caitlin Smith, MS, OTR/L, OTD

While we live in a technology-dependent age where handwritten communication is less and less frequent, every child should still master this important skill. 360 more words

Fine Motor Skills

Norfolk company seeks support for movement tutoring system

Learn Movement is approaching companies of all sizes, both locally and nationally, who are keen to be associated with a unique product we have designed which is helping with dementia and with recovery after stroke. 210 more words

Improve Your Child's Coordination, Beginning With Fun Finger Awareness Play

Children with low muscle tone, children with spasticity, and children with dyspraxia all struggle with using their hands effectively and efficiently.  Therapy can be super boring, but it doesn’t… 379 more words

Parenting

How Occupational Therapy Can Help Gifted Children (And Their Exhausted Parents!)

Gifted children have abilities that make them more sensitive to their bodies, their world and the people in it.  They will have to deal with their sensitive natures throughout their lives, but giftedness in toddlers and preschoolers can make daily existence (and their parent’s job) a lot harder!   778 more words

Parenting

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I will be posting a new update soon, but am doing a little formatting change. I will be posting about the rest of my adventures according to location. 31 more words

Occupational Therapy