Category: Pediatric Occupational Therapy

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A Clutter-Free Childhood Leads to Calmer, Creative Kids – Yay!

The pressure to fill every moment of your child’s schedules with meaningful and engaging activities is real. As occupational therapists in Chicago, we witness what sensory overload can (unwittingly) cause on a regular basis. Don’t worry – there’s a way to stop the crazy train. Even before the holidays begin and we all start going...

Emotional Regulational Begins with Understanding – Theirs and Ours
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Emotional Regulational Begins with Understanding – Theirs and Ours

As parents, teachers and occupational therapists, we all spend a lot of energy and time finding solutions to the challenges children face. We toss and turn, toil and tumble trying our best to make things better. What we wouldn’t give to take away any chance for anxiety, bullying, social issues, and fears. When we see...

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Using Joy to Overcome Challenges & Navigate Transitions

The school year has been rolling along for a few weeks and with parental support, great teaching and, {fingers-crossed} a whole lotta luck, perhaps the initial challenges are behind most students. The transition to school is a vulnerable time for children and many need supplemental support to make it through unscathed. It can be difficult...