The goal of this article is to explain how various therapists and therapies can help you on your recovery after a concussion. We will explain what a concussion is, the myths about concussions, and the types of therapists that can lead you to independence, recovery and more. Concussions are serious head injuries The word concussion […]
Team culture, self-worth, autonomy, and a sense of community has always been important to us. As a locally remote team, meeting in-person made building a team culture a lot easier. The Swift Team tries to have in-person meetups regularly and since Covid -- the meetups had to move online. Our holiday parties have always been in-person, but now this also had to shift online too.
Learn how we had our online holiday party.
You could seek out occupational therapy (OT) services for a wide variety of symptoms, such as life events, or experiences. Oftentimes, people consider OT services to be in specific contexts, such as a school, communities, or rehabilitation However, OT services can be anything in between, too. For example, you may not initially consider an OT […]
Complete puzzles and play board games while your child is lying on the floor on their stomach Play “row row row your boat” with your child. In a sitting position with your child (facing each other), reach out and hold hands in front of your bodies and begin to alternatively push and pull so that […]
Have your child squeeze, pinch, and roll play doh, putty or clay to increase grip and pinch strength. You can make it more fun by creating animals and or superheroes’! Climbing using ropes, ladders, trees, and jungle gyms will help your child increase their functional grip strength. Create crafts projects with your child using hole […]
1. Have your child push a car or train around a track. You can start by drawing a “street” or track on a large piece of paper with your child. Your child will stabilize his/her weight on the non-dominant hand while moving the car or train along the pathway with their dominant hand.2. Have your […]
Visual motor integration or hand-eye coordination describes our ability to coordinate our hand/body movements with our vision including fine motor activities (e.g. beading) and gross motor activities (e.g. throwing/catching a ball). Academic skills such as printing and cutting require well-developed Visual Motor Integration skills. Try these fun activities to improve your child’s visual motor integration: […]