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Therapy Toys and Resources

Shutterstock As a 20-year experienced Occupational Therapist, private practice director at Occupational Therapy for Children (OTFC), provider of Sensory integration therapy - certified in Sensory Integration Assessment (SIPT) and treatment through the University of Southern California, advocate for families with disabilities (especially children with Autism Spectrum...

Right now, most children either have a fidget spinner or have asked for one. If you’re a parent, you’re probably wondering what they are, and if you really should be investing in one for your child. But if they’re suggested to help your child, why...

A couple of weeks ago we showed one of the newer apps made for the OSMO device for iPad. This week we are excited to revel that a new game has been made for the OSMO. The game 'Numbers' was launched about a week ago, and...

Following on from a pervious post about the introduction of the device OSMO and the 3 apps/games that come with the device, we are today going to explore the newest addition to the OSMO suite, Masterpiece. Masterpiece is an OSMO app that allows the user to...

This week we are revisiting our favourite resources within the OTFC clinic. Just about every OT clinic would have at least one of these as they are such a useful and versatile piece of equipment. We are talking about the Scooter Board!         In one of our earlier...

The App: Pair-Up Free Compatibility: iOS and Android Price: Free (with in app purchases for the full version) This week we will look at the app Pair Up. This app covers a number of important problem solving, visual perceptual and reasoning skills. Designed for children 4+, the app has games targeting three...

So we have finally come to the end of our exploration into Social Stories. If you are reading this for the first time, please go back and have a look at Parts 1-3, as they will give you great insight into the intricacies of Social...

The App: Letter Reflex Compatibility: iOS Price: $4.99 It is common for lots of children to experience difficulties with letter reversals and orientation of letters and numbers. While it is still age appropriate for occasional letter reversal to occur up to the age of 7, addressing difficulties in this area can...