Free Printable Speedometer for Self-Regulation

Free Printable Speedometer for Self-Regulation

Here it is, as promised! I am sharing a free printable to make it quick and easy to make a self-regulation speedometer. This is one of my favorite activities in the Alert Program. The kids just seem to instinctively grasp the

Treatment Idea: Wheelbarrow walking for heavy work

Treatment Idea: Wheelbarrow walking for heavy work

Wheelbarrow walking for heavy work isn’t a new concept. But I am excited about a way I thought of to make it very concrete and even fun! Presenting my new wheelbarrow walking mat: This is my fancier laminated version, since

Putting Chewy Tubes on a Lanyard

Putting Chewy Tubes on a Lanyard

Today’s post isn’t exactly a treatment idea, but it’s a great tip to have up your sleeve. Most people thread yarn or a string through the “T” part of a Chewy Tube, but that’s often the part the child likes

Treatment Idea: Geometric Heart Activity (FREE template)

Treatment Idea: Geometric Heart Activity (FREE template)

I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the look out for crafts that involve cutting only on straight lines. I saw a post on Oleander & Palm that inspired me to use the same idea for the kids

Treatment Idea: Clay Hearts

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and I’ve been on the look out for fun and therapeutic crafts to celebrate the season. Here’s a fairly simple and fun one: making hearts out of small balls of modeling clay. Just roll small

Treatment Idea: Finger isolation

Tuesday’s Treatment Idea One of my colleagues at work (Hi, Katrina!) excitedly shared with me a treatment idea that finally captured her kiddo’s attention and got him to isolate his index finger. I don’t know about you, but it’s always

Treatment Idea: Penny Games

Tuesday’s Treatment Idea One of the most popular items in my school bag is my book of Penny Games. The kids love to work for it as a reward, and sometimes I will first have them copy the directions to

Treatment Idea: Frozen Gummy Bears

Tuesday’s Treatment Idea Here’s a quick tip I heard about recently: If you’re looking for additional options for chewy snacks for proprioceptive input, you can freeze some gummy bears to make them chewier! Plus, most gummy bears are gluten free,

Treatment Idea: Crayola Color Switchers

We all get stuck in a rut with our therapy sometimes. It’s always nice to have fresh ideas, so every Tuesday, I hope to bring you something new. Tuesday’s Treatment Idea I had been using the older version of the