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There are many different ways to address spacing between words or letters. Using a pencil, finger, clothes pin, cotton swab (Olaf's buddy- just put 2 small eyes on it),or stickers placed between each word can help. OPTION: Try using colored paper strips cut to fit each...

Flashlight iSpy fun is a great way to inspire kids to keep looking for things. Here they get to make their own, and as you can see, they sometimes add some embellishments such as "sea donuts" (those orange circles you see in the last picture). We...

This complete the picture task is a wonderful way to let the brain process many lines running parallel with each other and in a curved fashion. These elements are wonderful for writing support for letters such as G,I,M,N, and H. Download the PDF for Complete the...

Completing a picture is a wonderful way to improve cognition, relaxation, and visual motor integration. When we are relaxed wonderful learning can take place and improved speech skills. Speech therapists often want to discuss what parts are missing before they draw them, and then talk...

Picture completion is an important visual cognitive skill that involves integration of visual and motor components. What is nice about this particular picture is that it really helps with understanding diagonal lines.  This is important when writing the letters k, q, and y. Brilliant Therapy has...

You can adapt this tree for upper or lower case matching skills or say a letter and it's sound and place it on the tree. ST: Place apples on the tree and then a stem on top of each letter after making it's sound. OT: Have kids...

If you have not been doing pediatrics and now find yourself thrust into the school setting, here are some of the most common standardized tests being used. **VMI = Beery Buktenica Visual Motor Integration (good for ages 3 and up), This test can be done every...

If you do not have time to color some bugs to put on your obstacle course, we have you covered. These can also be used as examples for coloring. OPTIONS: Using games or challenges with bugs are usually a hit with kids. Bugs move and are...