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Winter Fine Motor Activities and Executive Function Freebie - Your Therapy Source
This three-page free sample download is from the Winter Skill Builders packet, created by Thia Triggs, school-based Occupational Therapist. School-based Occupational Therapist, Thia Triggs, has designed this differentiated Winter Skill Builders digital download to: ◦ Build fundamental fine motor and executive functioning skills for kindergarten-age kids.◦ Target specific CCSS literacy and math skills in ways that interest and engage even the most reluctant children.
ADHD, Motor Activity and Executive Functions - Your Therapy Source
Research in Developmental Disabilities published a study on the motor activity of boys (age 8–12 years) with (n = 19) and without (n = 18) ADHD during different executive function tasks. Motor activity was objectively measured during two working memory tasks, a choice reaction time task (less demand on executive functions) and a reaction time […]
Proprioceptive Training Improves Working Memory - Your Therapy Source
A pilot study published in Perceptual and Motor Skills examined whether regular classroom instruction, yoga or proprioceptive training improved working memory in individuals 18-59 years old. The experimental group participated in proprioceptive activities along with one other factor ie locomotion or navigation. Some of the tasks were climbing trees, walking on a balance beam, carrying […]
Self Regulation Activities for Elementary Students
Are in search of easy to implement self-regulation activities for elementary students? By teaching self-regulation activities for elementary students they can be taught to self calm and get their minds and bodies ready to learn.
5 Best Answers to a Child's Questions to Encourage Executive Functioning Skills - Your Therapy Sourc
Today’s post is by a guest blogger, Paige Hays, OTR. She is an occupational therapist who provides in-home, pediatric occupational therapy services in the south metro area of the Twin Cities, MN through Paige Hays, Therapy Services, LLC. She is a mother of 2 girls, avid DIYer, and a highly skilled and experienced OT. She specializes in […]