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Written by Lauren Elitzak, OTR/L, PT, DPT, Published on May 31, 2018

While some kids arrive at therapy with a full tank of gas, rearing for the green light signal so they can fly off the starting block, some kids will arrive quite the opposite. You have a list of parent concerns and goals to address, but your kiddo is practically a little puddle on the ground. The energy level almost can’t get any lower . . .

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Topics:Clinicalpediatric occupational therapysensorysensory integrationsensory systems

Written by Chelsea Jancewicz, Published on September 12, 2017

Are you considering being an early intervention OT?

Being fresh out of school and on the hunt for your first job as an early intervention OT can be extremely overwhelming on its own. Especially when trying to visualize all the pros and cons of each different setting and population that you could work with.

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Topics:CareersClinicalearly interventionpediatricspros and conssensory integration

Written by Lauren Elitzak, OTR/L, PT, DPT, Published on June 13, 2017

Why don’t we use sensory corners to create a space that is safe, comfortable, and conducive to learning?

Being able to get you kids regulated enough (whether it's calming down or revving up) to return to class, therapy, or playtime is crucial to occupational performance. Everyone wants to feel at home and comfortable in their own skin, right?

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Topics:Clinicalcornerspediatric occupational therapysensorysensory integrationzones

Written by Zuzanna Congalton, Published on June 6, 2017

So you’ve landed your dream pediatric occupational therapy job and are looking for some new ways to engage your kids in therapy.

Sensory bins are the best activities for new grad OTs working in pediatrics. You are able to keep in mind their sensory needs and their goals.

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Topics:ClinicalNew Grad Successpediatricssensorysensory binssensory boxessensory integration


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