Pelvic Floor and Incontinence Tips for the Ladies

Greetings from The Recycling Occupational Therapist! Now that I am a senior citizen ( 67 years young), I occasionally share…

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Buckles: Fun and Effective Strategies to Manipulate Fasteners

Simulated Buckles¬† Opening buckles is relatively easy- involving a series of bilateral pulling motions. However, closing buckles is a trickier…

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Low Vision Treatment Strategies

I made the following video decades ago. It explains what low vision is and the role of occupational therapy in…

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Fun and Effective Activities to Teach Buttoning Skills

Dressing skills develop substantially during the 2nd year of life. They are wonderful bilateral activities! Repetitive, button manipulation activities will…

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Executive Functioning, Autism and Hand Skills

What is Executive Functioning? An excerpt from From Flapping to Function: A Parent’s Guide to Autism and Hand Skills. The…

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Hypermobility, Posture and Back Pain

I have had hypermobile joints all my life! Of course, I didn’t know what that was 67 years ago, when…

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