Resources for OTs
Tools to Grow- Resources and activities for pediatric therapists organized by categories: interactive digital teletherapy technology, FM, literacy & communication, GM, sensory, VP, bilateral coordination, VMI, handwriting, EF, Self-care/life skills, caseload management, team collaboration, themes, social skills, fieldwork. Free pintables of things like hand washing sequence visuals to cutting activities.
Teachers Pay Teachers - customizable search criteria. Many free and cheap resources for handwriting and printable schedules.
Pinterest board from Bright Path Therapy - categories include: sensory processing, GM, typing, hand strength, handwriting, cutting, PT, & OT.
The OT Toolbox - Resources for OTs for fine motor, sensory, vision, executive function, handwriting, functional skills
Therapy Street for Kids - skill areas with recommendations for specific areas of fine motor: strength, pincer grasp, hand arches, in-hand manipulation, thumb opposition, finger isolation, bilateral coordination, crossing midline, eye-hand coordination, upper body strength, pre-writing skills, handwriting, scissor skills, self help and sensory strategies.
Learn with my Fantastic Fingers - specific fine motor activities geared for preschool and kindergarteners.
Handwriting - My Way - youtube of videos of each of the letters of the alphabet
The TV Teacher - videos of each of the letters. You have to sign up for a free account.
EZ Origami - step by step instructions with video and captions.
Go Noodle - my go-to movement activities for kids. They have dance tutorials, mindfulness, exercise movements all designed for kids and teenagers. You have to sign up for a free account.
Sensational Brain - The BrainWorks program they developed is an amazing visual choice board for sensory processing based on altering, calming or neutral activities.
Your Kids Table - A blog dedicated to very helpful strategies on getting your picky eaters eating healthy, sensory issues, tube feedings, social emotional challenges, and parenting tips.
Sensory Seeds - This fast forward youtube videos showcase more than just sensory. There are also fine motor, movement and messy play.
Guidelines for OT & PT in CA Public Schools - Official document for the regulations in conducting OT & PT in a school setting.
OT School House Podcast - A podcast that is dedicated to the intricacies of school-based OT.
Parenting Challenging Behavior
Lemon Lime Adventures - Find out what time of behavior your child is having, Calm the Chaos workshop, community, printables, sensory starter kit, and blog.
Shop for OT supplies
Pocket Full of Therapy - website with categories in: seat cushions, writing, visual perception, critical thinking, motor planning, bilateral motor coordination, upper extremity stability, grasp, sensory, hand strength, early learning, oral motor, balls, keyboarding, books, tests, brain activities
Therapro - telehealth products, homeschool, evaluations, positioning, fine motor, gross motor, strenth, oral motor, sensory motor, visual perception, speech & language, early learning, assistive technology, life skills and activities of daily living.