Glass Half Full

Gifts given

2013 has been a busy year at OTC! We have added staff (welcome again to Erin and soon to be introduced Laura), we have added space and services (a new treatment room has enabled mid-day, afterschool, and Saturday treatment slots), we have … Continue reading

Tactile Defensiveness (think steel wool)

Touch is powerful, to say the least. I am reminded daily of it’s power, both at home and in my work.  When the sense of touch goes wrong, it can be debilitating.  We rely on our sense of touch to … Continue reading

Read easier

I have been on a blog-cation.  I wish I could say that translates to mean”fun in the sun and lot’s of down-time” but instead, in my OT world it means “too busy with work and family commitments to spend time … Continue reading

Happy OT New Year!

Last year I began 2012 with a lofty resolution, to blog daily about inspirational things I encountered in my work.  I say lofty, not because I cease to be inspired on a daily basis, but because who the heck thought … Continue reading

Awesome Mom’s

The one thing that continues to amaze me is the commitment and awesome-ness of the parents I work with every day!  These parents inspire me to be a better parent and a better OT.  The most satisfying part of my … Continue reading

OT or expensive play date?

I’m sure sometimes parents wonder what they’re paying me for.  They see me playing on the floor with their children.  We are laughing and their child is having fun.  I am helping them build home programs of activities for them … Continue reading

Scissor Skills: under-rated but highly utilized

What child doesn’t want to master art of scissors.  I’ve recently worked on scissor skills in a few treatment sessions and have been amazed at the difference the right pair of scissors and right paper can make. Many times, I’ll … Continue reading

The gift of silence

I am inspired by yoga.  Those of you who know me, know I used to be inspired by running and honestly still am, but the fact that injury (and age) reared it’s ugly head to impose a life-long threat to … Continue reading

“If someone had told me our lives could be like this, I wouldn’t have believed them. I see a 180 degree difference in our daughter, since we started therapy. I can’t thank Kelly enough for what she has given our family.” — Christopher Howell —
“If someone had told me our lives could be like this, I wouldn’t have believed them. I see a 180 degree difference in our daughter, since we started therapy. I can’t thank Kelly enough for what she has given our family.” — Christopher Howell —
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