Feeding and Oral-Motor Skills Resources

Occupational therapist Brenda Richards and Speech-Language Pathologist Stefanie Orkin work on feeding with William. {youtube}2ZulINvLDXw{/youtube} The Cat-N-Mouse Menagerie is an effective tool for speech and occupational therapy and is very effective for feeding therapy.{youtube}KYIYD14nTQ4{/youtube}  Related Feeding and resources for parents and therapists: Mealtime and Children …

Bilateral Coordination

2) Provide opportunities for one hand stabilizing while the other hand manipulates, such as mixing bowl activities with real food or sand and water. Practice tearing or folding paper during craft projects. Let your child open and close lids of jars. Hammering toys. Practice beading. …

Applied Behavior Analysis – ABA in Occupational Therapy

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an approach that uses scientific principles to encourage socially appropriate behaviors while reducing problem behaviors. Occupational Therapists actively use this approach in order to improve treatment outcome for children with variety of developmental disorders. By utilizing ABA approach, Occupational Therapists …