Is it Sensory or is it Behavior? How to Differentiate

As an Occupational Therapist (OT) who provides assessments and interventions to children via telepractice, I get a lot of questions regarding how I can accomplish this with students who have a sensory processing disorder. When parents and teachers report student concerns such as: “squirming in their seat, squealing, flapping, being aggressive, wiggling and decreased focus”, the task becomes to differentiate between attention, behavior, and sensory needs.  OTs can address these concerns through teletherapy so that these students can succeed both academically and in their daily life skills. 

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VocoVision Ranked A Top Company Hiring For Part-time Remote Jobs

VocoVision was recently ranked #2 on the Top 30 Companies Hiring For Part-Time Remote Jobs In 2019. Working a remote, part-time position can offer many benefits including flexibility, the comfort of working from your own home and more.

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Is a Work from Home Therapy Job Right for You?

Work from home therapy is a growing niche of the therapy profession that is providing many opportunities for therapists who cannot or do not wish to work in a standard school or therapy practice setting. These jobs allow you to work in your area of expertise, helping those in need, even if you live in an area without typical therapy job opportunities. However, a work from home therapy job isn’t the best fit for everyone. There are a few things to consider before starting a job as a teletherapist.

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Learning Through Play

Play is essential for learning at a young age. All of us learn through our early years of play that make learning easier as we age. The child who never engages in storytelling cannot develop their imagination and prepare themselves for excellent writing skills. The child who doesn’t sing and dance may have a harder time learning speech and remembering facts later on. Play has to be a part of a child’s day! You can use these techniques with your young patients during your sessions together and encourage parents to play with a purpose between sessions. Read More