This is my third child going through middle school. I would consider myself a seasoned parent. I can look back and see where I should have spent a bit more with my older kids. Our family has many great traits. Systems and organizing are not one of them. I think it is a defect in…Read More
Many many moons ago I had the privilege of working in one of the best private pediatric clinics in Miami. We were a dynamic team of OTs, PTs, and SLP. We had the best mentors-the staff was always available. We had the best training- we had instructors from all over the world. The best support…Read More
I know you are getting ready for back to school -YIKES! Have you been wanting to change things up in your classroom? Want to know how to incorporate flexible seating in a way that will make your classroom or study area a better place for learning? Of course, you do! Having the right information…Read More
What the heck is flexible seating? And what does it do? Watch the video below and find out what’s really important for flexible seating in your classroom. Get your FREE Flexible Seating Planning Guide 📌 ⏩⏩https://nicolesantamaria.kartra.com/page/FlexibleSeating Then let me know what you think. Email, comment or smoke signal I will reply.Read More
It seems as if executive skills are all the buzz these days. Can I tell you how I really feel? I Love It! I love that executive skills are being talked about by parents, teachers, and other professionals. Now, can I tell you why? Executive skills get better with practice. Period. Now getting started and…Read More
Want to know how to improve handwriting? Of course, you do. Watch the video below for 3 easy tips on how to get legible handwriting for kids.Read More
Kindergarten class project gone bad. This was the last week of school and I was visiting one of my students in his kindergarten classroom. I was doing what we in the school therapy world call “push in”. It’s when you join a class and work on the student’s areas of concerns within the natural classroom…Read More
Want to know what little ones should be learning in Pre-K to get them ready for handwriting? Should they write capital letters first? Should they learn lowercase first? Where do I begin? Or perhaps you have been teaching handwriting to your preschoolers and may not be seeing the results you are expecting. Watch the video…Read More
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Do you notice your child doing any of the following?
o Using an awkward grip.
o Difficulty recognizing letters
o Letter or number reversals
o Illegible writing
o Difficulty with hand dominance
o Issues with spacing between words.
o Placement of letters on lined paper
o Writing is too large or too small
o Struggling with learning
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