Welcome to a spot to share ideas for working with students in exceptional education in public schools.
Please describe activities you've successfully used with students to improve fine motor and self-help skills.
Creative classroom adaptations for sensory-based and ergonomic needs are sought. Technology applications, low and high tech, are appreciated.
Above all--be positive and professional in sharing your experiences and ideas. Thanks.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Be an OT in Virginia
A little "eye candy" to lure you to consider working in the public schools in Virginia. This is what downtown Richmond looks like right now, right alongside the VCU campus:
Springtime also means "foaling" time. Here's our newest addition, being "gentled" by my very own horse whisperer. DH handles the foals immediately after delivery, which prepares them for accepting human touch and direction as they mature. Much of his techniques are based on similar principles to those used to help folks with sensory differences. I've even read info from Temple Grandin in his horse journals.
Ignore the scowl; he's really very happy (the human, that is).