Should I send my child with a sensory or speech problem to summer camp?

Should I send my child with a sensory or speech problem to summer camp?

As a parent, an Occupational Therapist and a business owner who works exclusively with children, I am a firm believer in the value of summer camps for all children. Traits such as resiliency, growing social skills and engagement in physical activity¬†have been proven to develop at summer camp. Summer camps are a safe space for […]

No Apps: Why we promote relationship over apps in OT intervention with our kids

No Apps: Why we promote relationship over apps in OT intervention with our kids

A few years ago, I was approached by a preschool to provide OT services to Jane, a child with a diagnosis of Selective Mutism. I had yet to work with anyone with this diagnosis, so I turned to the research. The Selective Mutism Association provided me with great information, explaining that the core issue of […]