Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Before reading about Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), please watch this video with child’s point of view on sensory processing. Child is diagnosed with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) Video: Sensory Processing Disorder by child’s view on the problem Sensory processing is the process of organizing sensations from …

California Occupational Therapy Jobs

Developmental Skills, Occupational Therapy Jobs

California Occupational Therapy Jobs are booming. Occupational Therapy positions in rehabs, schools, private clinics and agencies (contracts and per diem) are being updated daily. New career opportunities are available for experienced OTs and COTAs as well as for college grads in all types of settings …

New Jersey Occupational Therapy Jobs

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New Jersey Occupational Therapy Jobs for licensed OT (Occupational Therapists) and COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants. Salary levels vary based on experience and field of practice. Detailed information about each opportunity read on employer’s job page: New Jersey Jobs COTA Jobs in New Jersey Occupational …

Autism-Friendly performance of The Lion King in New York

Save the Date for the upcoming Autism-friendly performance of The Lion King onSeptember 27, 2015 Autism-friendly performance of The Lion King. Photo from Theatre Development Fund site Please save the date forThe Lion KingAutism-Friendly Performance:Sunday, September 27, 2015 @ 1:00 PM Minskoff Theatre200 West 45th Street, …

Groove Pencils by Lyra to develop good pencil grasp/grip and writing skills

Groove Pencils by Lyra  Many children suffer with handwriting. There are multiple reasons explaining why a child unable to write legibly. Some of them physiological such as developmental delays/problems affecting vision, visual-motor, visual-perceptual and fine-motor components involved in handwriting. Also, underdevelopment of hand skills, muscle strength or …

Wendy Chung: Autism — what we know (and what we don’t know yet)

Wendy Chung is the director of clinical research at the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, which does both basic and applied science to serve people affected by autism spectrum disorders. She’s the principal investigator of the foundation’s Simons Variation in Individuals Project, which characterizes behavior …

Post-Professional Doctorate Program Online in Occupational Therapy

Post-professional Programs in OT – Online Doctoral Level Programs –See more at: Postprofessional OT Doctorate Programs Arizona Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Department of Occupational TherapyA.T. Still University5850 E. Still CircleMesa, AZ 85206-3618Phone: (480) 219-6070; Fax: (480) 219-6100E-Mail: lnishijima@atsu.eduWeb …

People with ADHD and ADD are just different, but not defective

Actress Wendy Davis believes people can thrive and be successful while living with ADHD or ADD – like herself. She provides her life story and story of her child. Wendy is sharing information about association called CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder video …