Tag Archives: high school

Top 10 OT Recommended Tips for Coping with Back to School Anxiety

After New Year’s Day, many children and adults start to countdown the return to school and work. For many individuals, this results in escalating anxiety. Such anxious feelings are normal & expected as children & teens return to school. However, for some children and youth, the transition can be stressful & disruptive for the entire […]

Our Favourite Things: Stocking Stuffers to Develop Fine & Visual Motor for Older Kids

It’s Cyber Monday! To celebrate and help parents, caregivers and family members with Christmas Shopping we will be posting some of favourite toys, games, and equipment that we use and love at OuTcomes Therapy. Our chosen items are not only fun and engaging but they also invite skill development. A win-win for all! Sometimes, we […]

Speak Up! November 30, 2017 – Prince Albert, SK

The Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL) is proud to present: Speak Up! Become an Effective Advocate for Children and Youth. This workshop is facilitated by Elaine Caswell and Louise Burridge and is targeted for families with children still in school. You are your child’s advocate. In this informative workshop, gain a better understanding of […]

Speak Up! November 16, 2017 – Regina, SK

The Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL) is proud to present: Speak Up! Become an Effective Advocate for Children and Youth. This workshop is facilitated by Elaine Caswell and Louise Burridge and is targeted for families with children still in school. You are your child’s advocate. In this informative workshop, gain a better understanding of […]

Toy Talk Thursday: Shifty Eyed Spies

On this Toy Talk Thursday, we focus on a game for older children and adults that is not only fun to play – but also works on observational skills, social thinking skills, and non-verbal covert communication skills. It is awesome. In order to play, you need to be a keen observer of other players in […]

Top 12 Occupational Therapy Strategies to Help Teens Get Organized in Middle and High School

It’s blog day! Last week our blog focused on strategies to support young children in Kindergarten and Grade 1. This week we fly through elementary school and focus a big topic for parents and teachers alike – Supporting Teenagers’ Organizational Skills at School. As an occupational therapist working in school, I often received referrals for […]