The Importance of Index Finger Isolation Our hand has 5 digits. Each one a different length, with various degrees and directions of movement. All of them important to daily function. But do you know which finger I focus on the most in therapy sessions? THE POINTER … [Read more...] about What’s the POINT?!
Fine Motor Skills
As an OT, there are basic pre-requisite skills I look for when handwriting concerns are brought to my attention. Many of these skills require an adult to observe, adjust, and help create the optimal workspace for the child(ren). Other skills may require a bit of prompting … [Read more...] about Basic Skills for Handwriting
7 Ways to Make Old Crayons New You guys, did you know broken crayons still color?! I love Mother Earth and want to protect her in any way I can! And naturally "when you know better, you do better." So, two years ago when I saw a video about how harmful plastic straws … [Read more...] about Broken Crayons Still Color
Abundant skill building with Dice We all have a favorite something Some have a favorite color. A favorite pair of socks. Or a favorite Girl Scout cookie. :) There’s even a preference of writing utensils among my colleagues—blue gel, black ball point, or purple flair … [Read more...] about The Notorious D.I.E.