Working for West Texas Rehabilitation Center is a privilege our staff voice their love for on a regular basis. Each employee has their "Why" for loving what they do, and since we share these stories internally so often, we thought today would be a great day to share some of these stories with you all too!
In the US Military, there is a phrase that can be applied to any difficult situation. The phrase "Embrace the Suck", while offensive to some, could have its origin from William Shakespeare: "Let thee embrace me, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course" He was writing about...
While many of our kids are unable to come for their therapy during this time, one of our Food School Occupational therapists pulled some resources together to help make meal time a bit less stressful.
Activities to do at home to work on visual perception with kids. | Just like a car requires many parts to be driven, visual perceptual skills have multiple parts that often intertwine and operate together. This blog will focus on four key visual perceptual skills and fun ways to practice them at home. Remember that day when your car had a flat tire? Pretty difficult to drive it around, right? Weakness in any one visual perceptual area can cause some confusion in the brain when completing even the most basic task. The good news is that even if a child has some perceptual areas of weakness, they can be strengthened with the right kind of practice!
While school is closed as a precautionary measure against the spread of the Coronavirus, and while schoolwork may be provided online for students to complete at home you might be wondering about therapies your child receives during school. One of our school occupational therapists has compiled a list of activities to help address IEP goals, organized by age.