Category: Occupational Therapy

Treating Kids with Autism: Occupational Therapy’s Benefits

  The term ‘sensory sensitivities’ refers to how children with Autism respond to stimulation of the senses. Children with disabilities “exhibit significantly more sensory processing issues than children without disabilities” (Critz, Blake, & Nogueira, 2015, p.711). Kids with Autism may be overly sensitive or have diminished sensitivity with some senses and not others. The ways […]

Cognitive Training Helps Amputees Take the First Steps

Cognitive Training Helps Amputees Take the First Steps cognitive amputee

The Amputee Coalition reports as of 2017 that there are nearly 2 million people living with limb loss today in the United States. As a result of vascular disorder, disease, birth defect, or traumatic event this condition impacts a significant amount of the population. To better serve this population, there are new modalities being performed […]

Why Occupational Therapists Love SMARTfit Solutions

Why Occupational Therapists Love SMARTfit Solutions Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapists help clients with a variety of strength-training concepts that influence posture, muscle and core strength, as well as the development of fine and gross motor skills. While Occupational Therapists work tirelessly with patients to achieve their goals.  It can be challenging to keep their client’s prolonged attention. This is especially true for pediatric […]

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