Samantha is the Sr manager of OT at BYS. She holds a Masters of Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University. Sam talks about areas of therapy most people don’t know OT’s can do. She gives tips and ideas about everyday household items that can be turned into OT activities; she also explains why motion is the building block to learning, and she starts off with an important tip for success.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How incorporating play makes therapy work.
  • How we (BYS) uses fun in therapy.
  • What signs should parents look for?
  • What sensory input is one of the most important to consider?
  • How much input is too much, and how is this determined?

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