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CHILDHOOD FUNCTIONAL SKILLS & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND PHYSICAL THERAPY

I’m so excited to be participating in a year-long blog hop in 2016.  Each month, I will be working with other therapists to post on different developmental topics that impact functional skills for kids. I’m so honored to be working with some amazing pediatric OTs and PTs to bring you a well-rounded blog hop that will ultimately result in 12 BOOKS!

This series will be a wonderful resource for parents, teachers, and therapists to learn about all the different activities a child performs each day.  Every month, each therapist will discuss different aspects of functional skills.  Each childhood function will be broken down into developmental timelines, fine motor considerations, gross motor considerations, sensory considerations, visual perceptual considerations, accommodations and modifications, activity ideas, and more.

 The topics we cover will include Handwriting, Scissor Skills, Dressing, Shoe-tying, Buttons and Zippers, Playground and Community skills, Toileting, Keyboarding, School day functions, Personal Hygiene, Meal time and Play.

JANUARY’S TOPIC IN THE FUNCTIONAL SKILLS FOR KIDS BLOG HOP IS HANDWRITING…

We are so pleased to announce that “The Handwriting Book” has been released!  Check out everything it has to offer:

handwriting, occupational therapy, handwriting book

Does this sound familiar? 

If you’re a parent who is tired of nagging your child about sloppy handwriting…

If you’re a teacher who wants to delve deeper into learning about how handwriting skills develop…

If you’re a therapist looking for fresh, new handwriting activities for your treatment sessions…

This book is for you! Written by a team of 10 pediatric physical and occupational therapists with years of experience in the field, The Handwriting Book is the ultimate resource for tips, strategies, suggestions, and information to support handwriting development in kids.

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