With these home modifications tips, your homes could be much safer. This article helps explain the various ways in which a home can be modified to work for your needs.
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 […]
What is chronic pain and how can it impact everyday living? How can an Occupational Therapist help with chronic pain? Why choose Swift Health Occupational Therapists for your chronic pain?
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: […]
Toilet training a child with Autism (ASD) Toilet training can be challenging for any child, and it can especially be challenging for a child with Autism. There are many reasons as to why it takes a child with Autism longer to learn to use the toilet. Some of these reasons may include: Has difficulty understanding […]