Tag Archives: school

Speak Up! Feb. 8, 2018 | North Battleford

Our Speak Up: Become an Effective Advocate for Children and Youth Workshop is coming to North Battleford on Thursday, February 8th, 2018. Introduction: All children benefit when adults are invested in their learning and achievement. This workshop will provide parents and professionals with information on: • Educational rights and responsibilities; • The school system as […]

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 for Teachers

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, books 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! Within […]

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 […]

Move to Learn Monday: Forget Fidgets

It’s Move to Learn Monday. Over the past few months, there has been literally a firestorm of discussions regarding fidgets. I have also been amazed as when people find out that I am an occupational therapist, one of the first questions they ask me is what I think about fidgets (and specifically what I think […]

Move to Learn Monday: Word Spots

It’s Move to Learn Monday! Today’s strategy literally encourages you to PUT DOWN those flashcards…..put them on the floor that is. While you can use any flashcard in combination with a movement card, the sample provided below are Word Spots from Clever Classroom. I love these cards as they encourage children to read the word […]

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 […]