The 2021 holiday season is already upon us! Can you believe it? In a year that has been full of unexpected and challenging events, I think we could all use a little bit of the comfort and joy that comes with the holidays. As an Occupational Therapist (OT) working in both clinic and community settings, […]
When it comes to giving a toy we have a lot of questions: Will it be useful to my kids? Will it promote positive values? Will it improve their learning and developmental ability? Depending on their age there are toys that are more adapted to their growth. The skills that a toy can teach are […]
As many students head back into the classrooms this fall, they face situations that looked and felt different before COVID all started. For many students younger and older wearing a mask, wondering about getting sick and worrying about loved ones with COVID could affect their mental and physical health.
New guidance from U.S. health officials urging even fully vaccinated Americans to mask up indoors in areas where coronavirus transmission is high still won’t persuade nearly 25% of American adults to regularly wear a mask, a Morning Consult poll, conducted July 31 to August 2, 2021, among 2,200 U.S.