Written by Brittany Edwards, OTR/L, Pediatric Occupational Therapist at CORA Roanoke Early Intervention (EI) is a program for children ages birth to three with developmental delays or medical conditions that may delay typical development. The program uses a family-coaching model and takes place in the child’s natural environment, which is most often the family’s home. […]
5 Fun Springtime Sensory Activities to Engage All Your Senses!
By Kaley Sweeney MOTR/L and Zibby Greenebaum MOTR/L, RYT-200 In occupational therapy we use sensory play to help kids effectively engage with and process the world around them in order to learn and grow. We all (kids AND adults) have our own unique patterns of sensory preferences and needs. When it comes to engaging your […]
3 Springtime Art Projects for Fine Motor Skills
Strengthen your mind, body, and soul with arts and crafts. At CORA, we focus on simplification training, fine motor and dexterity, gross motor and coordination, sensory stimulation and training in the use of neuromuscular stimulators. Arts and crafts is just one of the methods used by our occupational therapists to help patients regain strength and […]