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Occupational Therapy Tips for Parents

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Occupational Therapy Tips for Parents Overwhelmed by a diagnosis that requires your son or daughter to go to an occupational therapist? You're not alone. Try not to focus on feeling like there's a stigma associated with taking your son or daughter to therapy. Instead, notice that occupational care is a life-changing and highly effective form of therapy for youngsters using a great deal of childhood developmental, physical and emotional disorders. Here are a handful of good ideas , manage your responsibilities as a parent of an child in occupational therapy: 1. Take plenty of notes. You'll get yourself a lot...

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Hand and Eye Coordination -Ezyroller Drifter

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Every child, wherever they are on the globe, is going to be informed about toys at some level. Toys, aside from being fun, have a number of benefits and play a crucial role in a child’s development. They can assist with the creation of motor and creativity skills whilst also assisting making use of their social skills – as much as possible which can be necessary for a kid growing and develop. If you have a young child that suffers from autism or possibly other special needs, the value of toys becomes increased. Sensory toy specifically are very important just...

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Weighted toys -Sammie Sloth

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https://www.funability.com.au/products/weighted-sloth-sammie   Weighted toys are regarded to be highly effective tools for helping restless children settle down quickly and for longer periods. Appealing to a child’s senses and in particular providing Deep Touch Pressure Therapy (DPT), holding and cuddling a weighted toy helps a child relax and rest. This is achieved as the action triggers a neurological response which activates the child’s parasympathetic nervous system which in turn slows down the heartbeat and breathing and helps to relax muscles.  Dopamine, sometimes referred to as the happy hormone, is released and there is usually a response which includes increased calmness, feelings...

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Fidget kits

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https://www.funability.com.au/collections/fidget/fidget-toy-packs-australia   Up until the age of 6, children experience a period of brain growth that is more rapid than at any other stage of life, and as the brain develops, it is constantly craving stimulation. For some children, the levels of stimulation in their normal day to day life is insufficient for their particular needs and in this scenario, the child is likely to seek further simulation by fidgeting. Stress and anxiety can also cause fidgeting and this is prevalent when children find themselves in a new or unfamiliar surroundings such as when they first start nursery or school....

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Fidget-Pea Popper /Squeeze bean

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https://www.funability.com.au/collections/fidget/products/fidget-pea-popper-squeeze-bean   Fidgeting is a normal part of growing up for many young children but may also often experienced by adults and normally occurs in situations of stress, anxiety or discomfort. In some cases, a fidget can be discreet and causes no problem or disadvantage to the perpetrator or those around them, but there are many occasions when a fidget can manifest itself in a damaging or distracting manner. For children this could be tapping or drumming of fingers, foot tapping, rocking in a chair, pencil chewing or nail biting. A proven strategy for dealing with this type of undesirable...

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