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I did this in fieldwork before I ever found this pin! Slingshot therapy!!!

Slingshot from a theraband and a ball pit ball, grip strength but maybe a ball pit ball is too big for children hands- doesn't necessarily have to be a round object either!

I’m an occupational therapist, an obscure profession if there ever was one. We are few and far between, maybe because we have chosen to serve people with disabilities. All disabilities. Not a glamorous endeavour, nor a lucrative one. And I say serve because we deem that in helping we see weakness, while in serving we see wholeness. We’ve opted for wholeness nearly a century ago and have been at odds with the system ever since. We don’t fix people, you see: with them, we...

I’m an occupational therapist, an obscure profession if there ever was one. We are few and far between, maybe because we have chosen to serve people with disabilities. All disabilities. Not a glamorous endeavour, nor a lucrative one. And I say serve.

Weighted spatula. Scoop and flip beanbags to work on upper extremity stability, strength and coordination. Great for supination and wrist stability.

Scoop and flip beanbags to work on upper extremity stability, strength and coordination. Great for supination and wrist stability.

ADLs Occupational Therapy baby bodysuit by BlueBeltBaby on Etsy

ADLs Occupational Therapy baby bodysuit onesie by BlueBeltBaby: All my fellow OT's will receive one when they are expecting!

This activity promotes crossing midline and functional grasp by drawing between vertical lines while standing.

This activity promotes crossing midline, functional grasp, and visual motor skills by drawing between vertical lines while standing.

HB Hands: Radial Nerve Glides/ good site with a lot of hand therapy info with pt handouts

HB Hands: Radial Nerve Glides/ good site with a lot of hand therapy info with OT/PT handouts