School Based OT

Occupational Therapy tips and tools for use in school based OT. These school based therapy resources are great for developing the skills needed in the classroom…
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Types of Affect- This is a great resource for documentation in therapy. You'll also understand affect modulation and what this means.
We also included some strategies to help individuals in therapy to better understand affect modulation.
What is Affect Modulation
Types of Affect- This is a great resource for documentation in therapy. You'll also understand affect modulation and what this means. We also included some strategies to help individuals in therapy to better understand affect modulation.
School based occupational therapy addresses many areas of function that occur during the school day. These skills allow students to learn and participate in the school environment. Pre K, Play, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Activities, School Based Therapy, Classroom Environment, Therapy Activities, Coping Strategies, Visual Perceptual Activities
School Based Occupational Therapy
School based occupational therapy addresses many areas of function that occur during the school day. These skills allow students to learn and participate in the school environment.
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Summer Handwriting Camp
Wondering how to run a summer handwriting camp? Here are tips for occupational therapy practitioners wanting to do this over the summer months!
School based OT can cover a huge variety of areas, all contributing to learning and participation in the educational environment. Did you know that handwriting is just ONE of the ways school based OT professionals support students? School based occupational therapy has a lot of skills in their toolbox to support students! What would you add to this list? Occupational Therapist, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, What Is Occupational Therapy, Adhd Strategies
What Does Occupational Therapy do in the Schools?
School based OT can cover a huge variety of areas, all contributing to learning and participation in the educational environment. Did you know that handwriting is just ONE of the ways school based OT professionals support students? School based occupational therapy has a lot of skills in their toolbox to support students! What would you add to this list?
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Sensory Rooms in Schools
Some schools have a room dedicated to sensory needs and regulation so that students can learn. Here are tips and resources from a pediatric occupational therapist on setting up a sensory room.
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IEP Goals for Self Regulation
Writing IEP goals, (especially IEP goals for self-regulation needs) can be tricky. The tricky part is knowing what to measure, and how to measure it. In this post we will review IEP Goals for Self Regulation. Check out this resource for all of the info:
It's that time of year! As we wrap up the summer fun and head back into the classrooms, today you can grab the last handout in our Summer Handout Series. We're talking OT Collaboration in the Classroom! This handout covers OT as an educational support in the classroom and how OT can collaborate in the "push in" model of therapy service in the educational model as a collaborative member of the team. So often we as therapy practitioners need to explain what we do in the school environment. 🏫We need to justify our reasoning to decrease the number of minutes we are seeing kids 🏫We get requests for therapy services to include sensory integration or goals that are definitely better addressed in the outpatient environment 🏫We need to serve kids in a "push in" model but don't know how to go ab Special Education, Education, Occupational Therapy Schools, Sensory Integration, Preschool Programs
Collaboration with the IEP Team
It's that time of year! As we wrap up the summer fun and head back into the classrooms, today you can grab the last handout in our Summer Handout Series. We're talking OT Collaboration in the Classroom! This handout covers OT as an educational support in the classroom and how OT can collaborate in the "push in" model of therapy service in the educational model as a collaborative member of the team. So often we as therapy practitioners need to explain what we do in the school environment. 🏫We need to justify our reasoning to decrease the number of minutes we are seeing kids 🏫We get requests for therapy services to include sensory integration or goals that are definitely better addressed in the outpatient environment 🏫We need to serve kids in a "push in" model but don't know how to go ab
Handwriting Checklist for Desk
This handwriting craft and acrtivity doubles as a handwriting checklist for kids AND a pencil holder craft!
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Middle School OT
Occupational therapy in middle school can bring about a lot of questions. When is OT appropriate for middle school students? What should OT focus on in middle school? And how can occupational therapy services support transition to middle school and further levels of education? This post will explore the tricky transition from elementary to middle school occupational therapy.
These calming sensory tools support self regulation needs for waiting in lines and walking in lines at school. Calm Sensory, Sensory Tools, Sensory Motor, Sensory, Self Regulation, Helping Kids, Calming
Calming Sensory Strategies for Waiting in Line
These calming sensory tools support self regulation needs for waiting in lines and walking in lines at school.
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Visual Noise in the Classroom
Want to know how to create a calm classroom, specifically, tips to avoid the visual noise that distracts learning in the school environment? Classroom décor and organization can directly impact the engagement level of children in the classroom. When a classroom environment that is soothing and visual organization is created, it's possible to support engagement in learning. In this blog, you will learn about the three different ways to make your classroom visually calm:
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Back-to-School Sensory Activities
Whether you want to add sensory motor activities to learning, or to create a sensory-friendly classroom at the start of the school year, these back-to-school sensory activities do the job! Includes tips from an occupational therapist, and are great for any level of classroom ability and age.