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Experience of living with a rural Malagasy family with a child with disability

Wednesday 11th February 2015. This was the day that I was to spend a day with a family who had a child with a disability and experience first hand some of the “hardships people in Madagascar face”. 1,335 more words


Consultation: New Community Models of Care in London

New Community Models of Care – NHS England ( London Region) online workshop – RELEVANT TO LONDON ONLY

NHS England London Region have been in touch about an important piece of work they are doing where they wish to engage as many AHPS as possible. 490 more words

My Top 10 Favorite Board Games

Ok, friends. Buckle up. I’m about to take you on a journey I never in a million years thought I would be as involved in or writing a blog about. 3,802 more words

Public Schools Poised to Screen for Dyslexia: Are they prepared for the aftermath?

Currently the Oklahoma legislature is considering HB1542, https://legiscan.com/OK/text/HB1542/2015, that would require screening for dyslexia in the public school system, primarily grade K, then 1-3.  This was, in part, driven by the grass roots parent organization Decoding Dyslexia (DDOK). 275 more words

Bioness H200

While working at HealthSouth I have been learning about a new device (new to me) called Bioness H200 Wireless Hand Rehabilitation System. I am still learning and still figuring out how to best add it to my daily treatments. 157 more words

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Self Regulation - what calms you down?

Occupational therapists call it self-regulation – things we automatically do when we feel stressed, to calm us down.  Most of these habits are unconscious – playing with your hair, poking at your nails or petting a cat or a dog.   219 more words


Our Journey Through Occupational Therapy: SENSORY DIET

Since we posted our first blog about Our Journey Through Occupational Therapy: The Diagnosis, we received a great number of responses and support from friends who have had similar experiences. 352 more words