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Sensory Toy Recommendations

Sensory Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Teresa Hans, OTR/L & Brittni Barnes, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...
Occupational Therapy in Handwriting for Early Education and Elementary Years.

Occupational Therapy in Handwriting for Early Education and Elementary Years.

Written By: Tiffany Thomsen, MS, OTR/L When it comes to writing, what exactly are occupational therapists looking for and how are they helping younger children? Remember: OTs are responsible for assessing and addressing a child’s fine motor skills, which includes how...
Ergonomics, Flexible Seating, & Eye Health during Virtual Learning

Ergonomics, Flexible Seating, & Eye Health during Virtual Learning

Written by Kathryn Ring, OT, & Tiffany Thomsen, OT. Edited by Teresa Hans, OT. How Should my child be positioned at a table? When we talk about ergonomics, or positioning of a child to promote optimal success and attention to learning, it’s important to understand...