“Watch How You Hold That Crayon”
Twenty-five years ago, pediatric occupational therapists primarily served children with severe disabilities like spina bifida, autism or cerebral palsy. Nowadays, these therapists are just as focused on helping children without obvious disabilities to hold a pencil.
Englewood Health, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey team to fight rising, pervasive threat to kids’ mental well-being
“20 Classic Educational Toys to Help Children Prepare for School”
Casey Halper recommended some inexpensive, open-ended games that would help children increase hand strength, improve coordination, expand attention skills and have fun.
“Sensory Savvy Snacks Help Kids Do Better in School”
Casey Halper put together a list of sensory smart snacks just in time for back to school. That means that they are snacks that help kids stay alert and focused in school without making them hyper and restless.