Vision is a complicated process - it is much more than just how well we see. Vision is a combination of visual acuity (eyesight), how our eyes function (tracking, eye teaming), and visual processing. This article will focus on the components of - and importance of - visual processing (visual perception) in learning.
As the flowers start to bloom and the sun is shining more, May seemed to fly by again this year. But during the past month, many important causes, populations, or groups were highlighted - both nationally and internationally - in order to raise awareness, education, and acceptance of such areas. This post is a recap of some of the groups that were acknowledged in the month of May.
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month- so that means we get to highlight the profession and why we love our speech therapists! As an Occupational Therapist, I rely on, and collaborate with, my speech language pathologists regularly in order to best serve our kids. Check out this article to learn more about pediatric speech therapy (from an occupational therapist perspective) and why I love working alongside these amazing therapists.
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month- so that means we get to highlight the profession and why we love our speech therapists! Check out this article to learn more about pediatric speech therapy- who we are, what we do, how we do it and why speech therapy is so important.
Check out this article to learn how you can add speech and language targets into some of our favorite OT activities.
Occupational therapy is designed to use purposeful and meaningful activities to help individuals develop ‘skills for the job of living’. Well how do kids develop these skills? Through play! So it only makes sense that our sessions are play based and child led. Click here to learn about a few of our favorite OT activities, what they address and why they have become a fan favorite.
Check out this article to learn how Friend Files can support the skill development need to build peer-to-peer relationships.