272020May
OT and Integrative Health for Children

OT and Integrative Health for Children

By Megan Carroll MOT, OTR/L, Melinda Morris MOT, OTR/L and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Children may benefit from occupational therapy combined with complementary and integrative health approaches. An occupational therapist who is trained in complementary and integrative health will suggest which approaches may be most beneficial, or refer to another practitioner when indicated. The authors provide…

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242019Oct
Yoga for Kids

Yoga for Kids

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews trailblazer Theresa Tovey, MOTR/L about “Yoga for Kids” in this Healing Connections Podcast episode 17. Terry is an occupational therapist who uses children’s yoga as a therapeutic modality extensively in her work as a public school OT. Embedding student’s OT goals into what she calls sensory-motor yoga has allowed Terry to work…

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132016May
7 Holistic & Healthy Ways OTs Can Bring Change in the School Setting

7 Holistic & Healthy Ways OTs Can Bring Change in the School Setting

Planting seeds, it’s all that you can do at times, but eventually those seeds will grow into beautiful, long lasting plants, trees or flowers. By Michelle Bonang, OTR/L Having my own business in Vermont means seeing my own private clients and also contracting out to the school systems. In the schools, I am up against…

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