Category Archives: Movement

WVU OT Students App Recommendations

Thank you to Dr. Anne Cronin, OT Professor at WVU and the 2016 OT Graduating Class for their app recommendations! I appreciate their share of the recommended OT apps as listed below by category: Wrist Movement Apps Gyrosynth (iOS 2.99) – GyroSynth is a … Continue reading

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Brain Break Resources for the Classroom and in Therapy

Brain Breaks Research on the benefits of exercise on learning have long been established (Jensen, 2003; Medina, 2008). Brain breaks are just one form of those used in classrooms. Brain breaks have implications for students with special needs such as … Continue reading

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Power Up: Apps for Kids with Special Needs and Learning Differences | Common Sense Media

See on – Apps for Special Education Power Up: Common Sense Media’s guide to nearly 100 great apps for kids ages 2-17 who have special needs and learning differences. See on

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Your Therapy Source – ADHD, Exercise and Learning

Your Therapy shares research on the benefits of exercise on learning for students with ADHD: Your Therapy Source – ADHD, Exercise and Learning. Findings of the cited research indicated students with ADHD improved their scores on academic test following … Continue reading

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