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* Day

If Partial (see my previous post) is an intensive, but short-term form of treatment, Day functions as a longer lasting, but less intensive time. For me it lasted from somewhere around the end of September till just past New Years day, running from 9am till 12 noon. 202 more words


Occupational Therapy Chair and Associate Professor Elected to National Office

Dr. Timothy Wolf, Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the MU School of Health Professions, was elected to serve as Chair of the Volunteer Leadership and Development Committee (VLDC) for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) in a national election. 162 more words


Tears of frustration?

Yesterday afternoon we had Joshua’s first appointment with Occupational Therapy, a week after he had botox injections in his arm. I was relaxed about the appointment and collected the happy boy from school at 2pm, driving him through to the hospital. 499 more words

On fate and therapy in Central America

We love this photograph of Tarlee Thompson, 4000 metres above sea level, on top of Volcano Acatenango, Guatemala. On top of the world. All those thoughts it conjures about expanding your horizons, they’re pretty well spot on, too. 782 more words


Potty Training Continues

Hey there! I would say that Isaiah had a pretty good week!

  • The potty training continues and is going. He had a few accidents on Saturday but other than that I just take him every hour or so and he usually goes pee.
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the need to chew

a friend posted a question on facebook about the oral seeking behaviors of kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and my friend wanted to know, from those of us with a SPD kid, if what she has read about oral seeking behaviors  was accurate. 1,474 more words

Joan T Warren reblogged this on OT Interactions and commented:

One mommy's awesome explanation of Sensory Processing Disorder especially as it applies to chewing. Bravo! I think I'll go grab a carrot stick and some nuts myself!

Resilience And Protective Factors – Not All About The Risk

My focus has primarily been on the factors that contribute to risk behavior or the factors themselves that contribute to youth being in the “at-risk” category. 850 more words