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Podcast: Marketplace Morning Report – “Robots can’t do everything”

[vc_column_text width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [/vc_column_text] [vc_column_text title=”Robots can’t do everything” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Interesting Podcast about Occupational Therapists Marketplace Morning Report – First Edition with David Brancaccio. We continue our “Robot-Proof Job” series today with a look at one profession that can’t easily be replaced by machines: occupational therapist, a job built on relating to …

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Sensory Chair

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Sensory Processing Disorder during the Holidays

[vc_single_image image=”1568″ img_size=”full” img_link_target=”nolink” img_border=”img_border_enable” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [vc_column_text width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] ‘Tis the Season for Sensory Overload Introduction It is once again that time of year… the time when carols fill the air; storefronts twinkle with lights and tinsel; streets and sidewalks are crowded with shoppers; bells are ringing on every other corner; sugar …

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2016 Playgroups a Success

Kid’s Work completed another set of successful summer play groups. The sessions began on June 21 and met every Tuesday and Thursday until the meetings ended on July 21. This year Kid’s Work featured five well-attended groups with nearly 13 participants. Also featured for the first time in a significant way was supplemental work with …

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Exploring the Link Between ADHD and Eating Disorders

Specialists and researchers have known for a while that because of the complexity of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), it presents a number of comorbidities. This means that a diagnosis of ADHD can occur alongside one or more other disorders—most often Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). However, many patients and parents …

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Kid’s Work Outreach

For those of you who have not been keeping with the Kid’s Work Facebook page, Dr. Foster has been busy the last few months with presentations and classroom visits throughout the state. In May, she presented at the 2016 OTAC Annual Spring Symposium in San Diego on “Promoting Balance: Technology and Teenagers.” In June she …

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Initial ADHD Diagnosis May Delay Autism Diagnosis

While doctors and researchers are aware that children may have diagnoses of both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism, a recent study has discovered that an early diagnosis of ADHD may lead to a late diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Despite the co-occurrence of the disorders, researchers have found that an ADHD diagnosis may delay …

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