Fine Motor Activity of the Month – February

Fine Motor Activity of the Month – February

By Michelle DenisonFine motor skills are often a goal for our clients but not always easy to get a child engaged in during treatment sessions.Each month we will be bringing you a Sneaky Fine Motor Activity to incorporate into your treatment sessions. Hopefully, your...

Interoception: The Next Frontier in Sensory Processing

It is likely that, as an elementary schooler, you learned about the “five senses” of the body. Perhaps you did simple experiments exploring your body’s receptors for touch, taste, hearing, smell, and sight. Then, when you learned about sensory processing challenges,...

My Sensory Motor

Children with sensory processing disorder can be quite eloquent about describing their insights and reflections on their lived experiences with SPD. These insights can be valuable to parents and therapists as a means of increasing understanding and identifying ways to...
Providing an Equal Opportunity

Providing an Equal Opportunity

When I tell people that I want to become an occupational therapist, I often get responses like, “What is that, therapy for the workplace?” While it is true that many occupational therapists (OTs) help adults recover from injuries so that they can go back to work, OTs...

Spiral Foundation’s NEW!! Book Club

In our ever-growing attempts to provide resources and materials to professionals and parents, the Spiral Foundation has partnered with Amazon to bring you our NEW! A-Store.  In our A-store/ Book Club you will find recommended reading for parents, professionals and...

In Memorium – Jane A. Koomar, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Many people are already aware that our beloved friend and colleague, Dr. Jane A. Koomar, passed away this year on February 23, 2013 after a three year battle with breast cancer.  Jane was the heart and soul of her private occupational therapy clinic, OTA The Koomar...

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