Tag Archive: pediatric occupational therapy

Occupational Therapists: Strengthen Self-Regulation Skills and Reduce Challenging Behaviors to Increase Student Success

May 4, 2018 12:00 am

Do you have students on your caseload that are impulsive, distracted, in constant motion, or can’t express what they’re thinking or feeling? Are you frustrated because you know these students with challenging behaviors are smart, capable students, but they just can’t meet our expectations, ans are often labeled “lazy”, “manipulative,” “attention seeking” or “difficult”? Are… Read More

IEP GOALS – TO PUSH OR NOT TO PUSH

February 8, 2018 1:25 pm

I recently finished a national speaking tour and during one of my workshops, an experienced therapist asked me an excellent question. “DO you work on your IEP goals every session?” My initial answer was easy: NO! Allow me to explain. As therapists, we feel pressure to work; to prove ourselves; to be productive with the… Read More