Keep Calm

Often school-based occupational therapists are asked by teachers for suggestions for movement breaks for kids who have sensory processing challenges. At one of the schools I serve, I decided to be a little more proactive, since the referrals for sensory screenings were *a little high* there. In the corner of one of the hallways (immediately

What is School-Based Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy is included as a “related service” of special education under federal and state laws. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides for the provision of special education for children with disabilities ages 3 through 21, including the related service of occupational therapy. For a related service to be included on the individualized