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Using a safety pin to gently hold back a child's less affected arm, can help encourage the use of a more affected arm. Great for children with cerebral palsy and only with close supervision!

from Understood.org

Coordination and Motor Skills: What to Expect at Different Ages

Kids physically develop at slightly different rates. There are, however, milestones to watch for at certain ages. Keeping track of your child’s progress in physical coordination at different ages can help reveal potential issues.

A classroom fidget tool for kids that they will love! Bouncy Bands allow for great proprioceptive input in the classroom or home.

from lovethatmax.com

Smart occupational therapy ideas for kids from the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital team

Smart Occupational Therapy Ideas for Kids with Cerebral Palsy from St. Jude's Research Hospital team - great ideas especially for working on fine motor skills, getting kids to participate in therapy through play

Thank you EazyHold for helping Conlan hold his bottle to his mouth and drink it for the first time ever in his life!!!!!!! My son has cerebral palsy and is not able to use his hands purposefully (until now!!) https://m.facebook.com/eazyhold

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from Premeditated Leftovers

How to Use Sign Language to Teach Kids the Alphabet

How to Use Sign Language to Teach Kids the Alphabet - This is a fun alphabet activity! Combine ASL with your child's favorite ABC song to help teach them the letters of the alphabet. This frugal educational game only requires your hands and voice. Includes video teaching how to make letters in sign language.

from Integrated Learning Strategies

Why these Core Muscle Exercises Help Prevent Learning Challenges in the Classroom