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Tutorial for making your own stretchy resistance bands for proprioceptive sensory input for fidgety kids and for kids with sensory processing disorder and/or autism. Includes suggestions on how to use them from And Next Comes L

Homemade Stretchy Resistance Bands

Find out how to make your own stretchy sensory bands for fidgety kids. A great occupational therapy tool for proprioceptive input.

theraputty exercises along with lots of other cheat sheets

Hand exercises

Try to do some of these every day It is common for individuals who have suffered a stroke to exhibit impaired hand function or numbness. Research has shown that hand mobility improves the most in the first 6 months after a stroke but improvement can continue indefinitely with work. Both grip and pinch strength are important for daily tasks. Grip strength gives you the ability to grasp objects with weight or force. For example, holding a bag of groceries or opening a jar. Pinch strength gives…

Hand exercises for putty

Programming Your Hands

Software developers, like pianists, rely on their hands to practice their craft. I've used a keyboard and mouse obsessively since my early teens. Fortunately, I have never had any problems with hand or wrist pain – nor have I experienced any Repetitive Stress Injury [http://rsi.unl.edu/], which includes carpal tunnel syndrome [http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/carpal_tunnel/detail_carpal_tunnel.htm]. But others aren't [http://www.hanselman.com/blog/TheProgrammersHands.aspx] so fortunate…

Hand exercises for putty - to strengthen my shooting hand.

Programming Your Hands

Software developers, like pianists, rely on their hands to practice their craft. I've used a keyboard and mouse obsessively since my early teens. Fortunately, I have never had any problems with hand or wrist pain – nor have I experienced any Repetitive Stress Injury [http://rsi.unl.edu/], which includes carpal tunnel syndrome [http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/carpal_tunnel/detail_carpal_tunnel.htm]. But others aren't [http://www.hanselman.com/blog/TheProgrammersHands.aspx] so fortunate…

Finger dexterity is essential for many self care and handwriting skills.This finger exercise game works on finger isolation and separation of the two sides of the hand. This easy-to-make game is a great way to explore colors and get those fingers moving! A great "warm-up" exercise before handwriting or typing! By Sugar Aunts.

Finger Dexterity Exercise Game for Fine Motor Skills - The OT Toolbox

Fine Motor Skills in kids are so important for independence in self care tasks. Children need to develop the ability to manipulate their fingers in a coordinated manner in order to skillfully maneuver buttons, zippers, shoe laces, pencils…and the tools of learning and play…TOYS! We’ve got lots of posts dedicated to fine motor skills. Finger ... Read more

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Mommy OT

Don't you wish that after driving your child to endless therapies you could just be done when you walked through your front door. I'm totally guilty of callapsing on the couch (after 15 min of taking off AFO's from Sadies feet) and closing my eyes and pretending mommy isn't home for just a moment or three. The fact is, when we get home it's harder because now we are mommy, house cleaner, cook, wife, and therapist. Beebsism: When kindergarten first started Sadie could already read all the…

pictures of exercises for stroke patients | And here are some things you do do with clay or "thera-putty";

Hand exercises

Try to do some of these every day It is common for individuals who have suffered a stroke to exhibit impaired hand function or numbness. Research has shown that hand mobility improves the most in the first 6 months after a stroke but improvement can continue indefinitely with work. Both grip and pinch strength are important for daily tasks. Grip strength gives you the ability to grasp objects with weight or force. For example, holding a bag of groceries or opening a jar. Pinch strength gives…

Various Therapy Putty Hand Exercises (",)

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Tips

Want to make your own stress ball or fidget? Just follow these easy steps. Needed: -2 Sturdy balloons (latex free if needed) -Small ziplock back of flour 1) Blow air into one of the balloons to stretch the balloon. Next, release the air from the balloon. Repeat this step with the second balloon. 2) Cut the rings off of both balloons that are located at the end of the balloon. 3) Take the bag of flour and twist it to condense the flour into one corner of the plastic bag. 4) With the help of a…

"Finger Isolation is the ability to move one finger at a time. Infants move all finger together in unison" This OT has the longest list of fine motor skills that I have seen on the internet.

Finger Isolation

site contains activities that parents can do at home with their child to develop fine motor skills. Being able to move fingers individually from the others is an important fine motor skill.

Great blog~activities for working with children with special needs Theraputty!

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