Ever hear the saying, “There’s an app for that?” Well there is, and they’re a great way to tap into your child’s motivation while developing fine motor skills and handwriting. Look at the chart below for exciting, kid-friendly apps! Apps for developing fine motor skills and handwriting: Name Function Description Price Dexteria-Fine Motor Skill DevelopmentDexteria Jr. […]
About Sara Probasco
Sara Probasco is a high energy and enthusiastic pediatric occupational therapist who graduated from the University of Missouri with her B.S. and from Rockhurst University with her Masters in Occupational Therapy. She has had a unique set of clinical experiences in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation hospitals, a skilled nursing facility, psychiatric hospitals, an inner city free health care clinic, and a mental health community based program where she worked with adolescents and adults. Sara's primary goal is to assist children with achieving their fullest potential by giving them the tools to overcome their difficulties, and be successful in their daily lives.
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Bed time can be a difficult time for any child. It can be even more of a struggle for a child with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Throughout the day, all children engage in various activities that excite them, including interacting with peers, playing on the playground and fighting with siblings. It can be a challenge […]
Obstacle courses can provide great opportunities for your child to gain multiple skills as well as challenge their performance in gross and fine motor activities. You can construct the course inside your home or outside in the playground. Collaborate with your child to create multiple steps that can incorporate household items, balls, pillows, toys, etc. […]