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Measure Your Cognitive Performance to Optimize Brain Health

Why is Measuring Cognitive Health Important? We all have a subjective idea of how our brains are doing—some days we feel “off” or have “brain fog,” while other days we feel like we can take on the world. But how much better are we on the good days? Are lifestyle or health changes making a…
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Develop Your Child’s Physical Activity to Develop their Mind.

Cognitive coordination is related to physical coordination. Pay attention to your child’s physical activity, in order to develop their self-regulation and other cognitive skills. Simply put, in order to develop the mind, you must develop the body. This means that each day, exercise, play or any physical movement is needed multiple times a day. No…
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A Special Note for SOMSD Families

To the wonderful Parents in the South Orange/Maplewood school district: After 12 years of providing Occupational Therapy services to kids in the South Orange/Maplewood School District, I am now at my private OT practice for children, True Abilities, full time. Thank you so much for the outpouring of support and kind words. I miss you…
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10 Ways OTs Help with Successful Transitions

Experienced Pediatric Occupational Therapists provide support to families and children during times of transition. The current environment with COVID19, with kids learning at home or in hybrid environments has created a major life changes, and going back to school (in whatever climate) is hard on so many families. Here are 10 ways that OTs provide…
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Homework Help

 The Trouble With Homework The term often causes dread among students and parents alike, but as students go back to school, there’s no need for them to also return to previous struggles they may have had with homework. Occupational therapists can help students, teachers, and parents look at all aspects of the homework process and…
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