Articles for Tag: "occupational therapy"

Are weighted blankets right for you? 
Are weighted blankets right for you?
Read this to find out what one occupational therapist thinks.
Are classroom chairs a thing of the past? 
Are classroom chairs a thing of the past?
A recent study reveals a health benefit to new flexible seating options for kids.
Helping my son get comfortable in his own skin 
Helping my son get comfortable in his own skin
A mom shares her family’s experience with therapy and how it made every day activities once again possible for her son.
Blog: Helping my son get comfortable in his own skin 
Blog: Helping my son get comfortable in his own skin
A mom shares her family’s experience with therapy and how it made every day activities once again possible for her son.
Rare form of epilepsy won’t slow this 9-year-old down 
Rare form of epilepsy won’t slow this 9-year-old down
JanCarlo Bahena has Dravet syndrome, but that is not stopping him from performing in a talent show.
Autism through Kelly’s eyes  Featured
Autism through Kelly’s eyes
Autism spectrum disorders can cause social challenges and other struggles. But one 11-year-old sees her situation differently.
What is an occupational therapist? 
What is an occupational therapist?
In recognition of National Occupational Therapy Month, we checked in with an OT at Advocate Sherman Hospital to learn more about the profession.