Category Archives: Self-regulation

Brain Works Apps Reduced

Brain Works app, for iPhone and iPad is at a reduced price 4.99 (originally 8.99). Created by Occupational Therapist, Gwen Wild of Sensational,  the app  supports users with sensory modulation challenges by providing a selection of sensory diets following choice of environment … Continue reading

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More Brain Break Resources

Your Therapy Source is a rich website and blog with an incredible amount of therapy ideas, forms and research information developed by Margaret Rice. I admire her extensive resources and her blog which provides great ideas and research related to … 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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Smart Apps For Special Needs: 10 Apps for Teaching Emotions and Calming Skills

Smart Apps for Special Needs provides 10 apps for teaching emotions and calming skills. There are great suggestions listed, any more you can add? Scooped from: Smart Apps for Special Needs As scooped with – OT mTool Kit Carol

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OT’s with Apps – Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit

Interested in learning about apps mobile device equipment related to school based Occupational Therapy intervention? Join OT’s with App’s for “Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit” August 11th & 12th! Prior workshop participants received over $60 of free … Continue reading

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Technology for Self – Regulation

In an article, Just RELAX!? Using Technology for Self Regulation for Students with Autism (Lewis Stokes, 2014), autism consultant, Susan Lewis Stokes shares technology for self-regulation for students with autism. Self-regulation of emotions is defined as the ability to calm yourself down when … Continue reading

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Breathe, Think, Do App by Sesame Street

Breathe, Think, Do app (iPhone/iPad; Android; free) developed by Sesame Street, is geared to children ages 2-5 years using a Breathe, Think, Do strategy to promote problem solving and emotional coping skills. Just one of the tools of the Little Children, Big … Continue reading

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