Archive for April, 2011

The Spin Game
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The Spin Game

John Murray demonstrates The Spin Game.  Here is a great activity to help your child with visual tracking, body awareness and helping them calm down before doing reading activities, or any time you will be asking your child to remain relatively still for a period of time.  This can be done before sitting still for […]

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Hand, Shoulder, Elbow then pencils
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Hand, Shoulder, Elbow then pencils

Pediatric Occupational Therapist, John Murray, demonstrates how to incorporate gross motor involvement in preparing to write.  It takes not only the small motor planning of all the small muscles of the hands, many children involve their elbows and even shoulders.  Here is a simple and fun way to work those systems, integrate the sensory writing, […]

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Mouth Organizers, chew your way to writing!
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Mouth Organizers, chew your way to writing!

John Murray OTR, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, talks about how gum chewing during writing activities can help your child with focus, attention and why it works! Be sure to stop by and see all of John’s helpful videos by clicking here . . . What do you think of this post?Awesome (13) Interesting (2) Useful (2) Boring (0) Sucks (0)

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John Murray OTR, Infinity Walk
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John Murray OTR, Infinity Walk

Here is Pediatric Occupational Therapist John Murray, OTR demonstrating the Infinity Walk, helpful for children of all ages and abilities. To see more helpful videos by John Murray click here to go to his page. A more advanced version of The Infinity Walk can be viewed here.   The Infinity Walk theory and method was […]

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