Deaf-Blind Client Bilateral/Sensory Manipulation Activities to Develop Fine-Motor Skills

This client is blind, deaf and developmentally disabled. He appears to enjoy insertion tasks, but will stop if they are…

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How to Provide Proprioception: Using Resistive Fine-Motor Activities

Squeeze, Push, Pull! Activities that involve squeezing, pushing or pulling provide proprioceptive sensory stimulation to the hand joints and muscles.…

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Suspended Tablet for Better Reading Posture

I have challenges related to back and neck pain caused by years of bad posture, low muscle tone and hypermobility.…

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Using Reinforcement to Build Hand Skills

What is Behavior Modification? A basic principle in shaping or modifying behaviors is that people want to repeat an action…

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How to Promote Bilateral Hand Skills

What are Bilateral Hand Skills? Bilateral means both sides. Between 3 and 6 months of age babies develop the abilities…

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Help Your Baby to Roll

Tummy time has prepared the baby’s forearms and hands to play with toys and crawl, and it also has strengthened…

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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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How Vibration Helps to Build Fine-Motor Skills

I have found that materials that vibrate often motivate babies, older children and adults with disabilities to grasp and manipulate…

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