From Patting to Pincer

A fetus’s nervous system enables her to kick, push and reposition while still snug inside the womb. After birth, the…

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How “Success-Only” Activities Promote Learning

Many years ago, I worked at a day program training adults with developmental disabilities and noticed that some of them…

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Why Vertical or Angled Surfaces Promote Fine-Motor Skills

There are several advantages to attaching toys, creating games, and even writing on vertical or angled surfaces as opposed to…

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Hippotherapy: How a Horse Helps Children with Sensory Processing Disorders

  The healing powers of horses have been recognized for thousands of years with the earliest recorded mention in the…

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