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Fine Motor ADL activities are critical to successful independence. Here are some ideas that you might find helpful: 1. Answering the phone and writing down a phone number. 2. Cooking: stir, cut, lift pots of water or frying pan, and pouring. 3. Reading and understanding a utility bill...

Rat Pads and other comfort positive tools are important for compliance with any exercise routine. In this case the rat pad was used to provide comfort at the elbow joint. TIP: They are light and easy to use for both upper and lower body. [Heel raises,...

Before engaging in an exercise routine, review safety and be updated on any precautions set forth by client's physician. This a a basic upper extremity workout that is wonderful for homebound clients. SUPPLIES: Chair with a back on it, theraband, and hand held weights. TIPS: Use lighter weights...

There are many ways to do matching activities, from socks to pictures and all of them can be fun, especially if they are a subject of interest. These types of activities are wonderful for visual memory, visual-perceptual skills, turn taking, attention to details and task...

If you like this, you may like the Fine Motor Sensory Stations. Fine Motor Stations have endless possibilities. Remember to keep each element simple without too many steps so that clients will be able to get to each of the tasks. Cutting, folding, searching, rotating, mazes, puzzles,...

Using sensory bins can address a variety of skills. You may choose to work on writing and memory by placing a letter on a card underneath the fluff, rice, etc. and then have clients trace it with their finger and guess the letter or you...

This is such fun, especially if you have super bright colored paper strips. Kids usually want to keep it and are motivated to do it several times until they can curl the paper on their own. Great for dexterity, finger strength, direction following, bilateral coordination...