Our Occupational Therapists create interventions and support client goals by thinking outside the box, and even outside the clinic.
Five boys, different goals, some listening to Safe and Sound Protocol from iLs. Small clinic, big results through positive connection with therapist and peers. Learning through FUN. Posted with written permission from all involved.
Click to view video on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1044081116282673 She problem solved to create this swing herself. Linear swinging (vestibular = movement in different planes) and pulling (proprioception = input to the muscles and joints) is organizing and calming. The activity is… Continue Reading →
Occupational therapist Dani and Junior therapist Kenzie demonstrate the sloth hold. Kenzie stayed in place longer!
April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance month AND Occupational Therapy month. What a great combination!
Check with your doctor to rule out any medical causes, then try squeaky shoes and these activities.
What is it? The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is a five hour, research-based, auditory intervention designed to reduce stress and auditory sensitivity while enhancing social engagement and resilience. Based on Dr. Porges’ Polyvagal Theory, the SSP exerts a calming… Continue Reading →