(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Occupational Therapy: A type of rehabilitation therapy that uses real life activities in specific areas and with specific goals, to help patients of all ages prevent, lessen, or overcome physical disabilities.
OI: A Guide for Medical Professionals, Individuals, and Families
...A newborn lets out a sharp cry while he is being cleaned and weighed. He screams when he is picked up or when someone touches his leg. An x-ray reveals a fractured femur, as well as several healed rib fractures. ...Parents bring their one-year-old daughter to the emergency room. She had...
Adoption Expenses - Planning for Your Child's Immediate Needs
Richard, Tina, and their daughter, Denise, are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Denise's new brother or sister. To keep Denise's anticipation and excitement under control, Tina is involving her in the plans for the child's room. The Riveras, too, are beginning to believe that a child is part of... California Yellow Pages For Kids With Disabilities
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Introduction Each year, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) receives thousands of requests from families and professionals for information about special education and related services for children and youth with disabilities. This News Digest has been...
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy (OT) is frequently part of the treatment plan for individuals with neuromuscular disease. OT focuses on developing and strengthening the fine motor skills needed to perform many daily tasks. 11 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues
The American Occupational Therapy Association offers tips for reducing holiday-related stress, depression. (PRWeb December 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11421355.htm Occupational therapy can benefit kids with autism
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Researchers have found that occupational therapy using the principles of sensory integration (OT-SI) provide better outcomes on parent-identified goals than standard care. OT-SI therapy for autism is based on the premise that difficulty interpreting sensory information... 8 Things to Consider When Purchasing Holiday Toys
The American Occupational Therapy Association suggests items that focus on motor skill development, cognitive learning provide best value when it comes to kids. (PRWeb November 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11355576.htm
Advocating for Your Foster Child
September 26, 2011, 7:23 am
When "The Captain" came to us, he was two weeks short of being 3 years old. He spoke little. He had a few rote phrases like, "Oh man!" and "Backpack, backpack." ( I now realize these are phrases from the TV show, Dora the Explorer.) Other than that, most of what he said was mumbly and very... Heroes
November 16, 2012, 7:30 am
Last year for Halloween, I declared we were having a theme. It was only my second Halloween as master costumer to 5 kids and I felt so crazy the year before trying to get everyone in a costume they liked and they just looked a little like a ragtag band when they were all dressed. I talked it... Adoption and Healthcare
March 20, 2011, 12:42 pm
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you have probably noticed that I have not posted any entries in the past few weeks. There is a simple answer to this. I have been pretty sick the last 3 weeks... sick enough that I have not even gotten on my computer. I consider my computer to be almost...
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