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Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: How to Help Your Child or Student

“Tell your hand what to do.” “Magic c becomes the d.” “Bzzzzz”

 

These may sound rather cryptic, but they are powerful reminders for all students, especially those...Continue reading

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Helping Children Write Their Names

Helping children learn to write their names in upper and title case

Every child deserves the chance to learn to write their name. As an occupational therapist working with children for over 35 years now, it’s something in which I firmly believe. I pride myself on...Continue reading

Teaching Tips

How to Teach Sentence Structure

So, your student can write letters and is developing early literacy skills to read high-frequency words and sound out some new words. What comes next? Sentence writing, of course! 

How...Continue reading

Ask the Experts

Ask an OT | Fun Handwriting Activities, Overcoming Sensory Restrictive Environments, and Physical Prompting

Ask an OT - August 2020

Ask an OT is a monthly series answering questions that we receive from educators, parents, and OTs, like you! This month we’re addressing ways to keep learning fun that don’t use...Continue reading

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