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?!
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
When it comes to "sloppy" or illegible handwriting there are so many factors to consider. Fortunately, letter sizing is something that's easy to pinpoint, even to an untrained eye. Sizing is also something that should refine over time AKA improve developmentally. If you … [Read more...] about Handwriting: Tips & Tricks for Letter Sizing
WooTherapy : The Meaning Behind the Name What’s your go-to word? Do you have a go-to word to express excitement? Yesssssss!? Eeeeek!? Awesome!? Yeehaw!? Hallelujah!? All of those are great, and I’ve probably used them at some point or another depending on the … [Read more...] about WOO, what?!
Gift wrapping supports skills needed all year long As you (hopefully) know by now, I always have my OT goggles on; looking for the developmental skills offered in any and all tasks of daily life. My goal at WooTherapy is to share my therapeutic perspective and help you … [Read more...] about Gift Wrapping
In my house, we love a nightly dance party. It's critical for my boys to expend some energy, laugh, and connect with mom and dad after a long day. We've been having a great time with some awesome new Christmas tunes with great beats as well as some classics. Here are our Top 25 … [Read more...] about Christmas Dance Party Playlist