1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions / Edition 1

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions / Edition 1

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by Ayelet H. Danto, Michelle Pruzansky
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556429681

ISBN-13: 9781556429682

Pub. Date: 02/01/2011

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Keep your pediatric clients actively engaged in their therapy session with 1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions. Written for pediatric occupational therapy and physical therapy clinicians, graduate students, pediatric academic courses, and those in fieldwork and internships, this user-friendly guide will provide you

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Keep your pediatric clients actively engaged in their therapy session with 1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions. Written for pediatric occupational therapy and physical therapy clinicians, graduate students, pediatric academic courses, and those in fieldwork and internships, this user-friendly guide will provide you with new ideas and activities designed to enhance your treatment session while maintaining your client’s attention and interest.

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities was written with the intent to be used among a wide range of populations and pediatric settings. Specifically, these settings include a pediatric clinic, school-based setting, hospital, and home-based therapy. This quick and simple reference is organized and written in a way that enables the user to quickly open it and skim a chapter for new treatment ideas. More than 350 photographs are included to supplement treatment activities that require further explanation. The durable spiral binding allows the book to lay flat in times when space is limited, such as in the classroom or clinic.

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities covers treatment areas that are typically addressed in pediatric therapy:
• Sensory Integration
• Visual System
• Dissociation Activities
• Hand Skills
• Body Strengthening and Stabilizing
• Cognitive and Higher-Level Skill Building
• Social Skills

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities by Ayelet Danto and Michelle Pruzansky offers therapists and students a comprehensive mix of easy-to-use therapeutic activities that they may not know exist or have not thought about including in their practice. Therapists can quickly find ideas for specific impairments and design creative and resourceful treatment sessions using the activities provided.

Each chapter includes:
• A brief description explaining the treatment topic
• An explanation of why a particular skill is important
• A list of compensatory strategies that may be employed by the therapist to assist the child who is deficient in a particular skill
• A list of treatment ideas and activities in which to engage, in order to work on the specific treatment goal
• Examples of commercial products that can be used to address the treatment goal

When working with children for extended periods of time in the same environment, it can be challenging to find and develop new and exciting treatment activities. This unique resource offers more than a thousand ideas all in one place. 1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities will quickly prove to be invaluable to any new or experienced pediatric therapist looking for new ideas for a therapy session.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556429682
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents


Contents

Dedications
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Important Warning and Disclaimer

SECTION I SENSORY INTEGRATION
Chapter 1 Proprioceptive Activities
Chapter 2 Motor Planning
Chapter 3 Pressure Modulation
Chapter 4 Bilateral Integration/Crossing Midline
Chapter 5 Vestibular System
Chapter 6 Tactile Sensitivity
Chapter 7 Oral Motor

SECTION II VISUAL SYSTEM
Chapter 8 Visual Perception
Chapter 9 Visual Motor Integration
Chapter 10 Visual Scanning

SECTION III DISSOCIATION ACTIVITIES
Chapter 11 Body Dissociation
Chapter 12 Finger Individuation

SECTION IV HAND SKILLS
Chapter 13 Open Webspace
Chapter 14 Fine Motor
Chapter 15 Pinch Grasp Manipulation
Chapter 16 Hand Strengthening

SECTION V BODY STRENGTHENING AND STABILIZING
Chapter 17 Core-Strengthening Activities
Chapter 18 Balance Activities
Chapter 19 Upper Arm Strengthening and Stabilization

SECTION VI COGNITIVE AND HIGHER-LEVEL SKILL BUILDING
Chapter 20 Increasing Attention
Chapter 21 Organizational Skills

SECTION VII SOCIAL SKILLS
Chapter 22 Increasing Social Interaction and Relatedness
Chapter 23 Group Activities
Chapter 24 Seasonal-Themed Projects and Activities

References
Appendix
Glossary
Brand Name Products
Index

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1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has sooooo many treatment activities for pediatric therapists! I loved it and its easy to use format. Would definitely recommend for any OT's or PT's that work with kids!