Navigating PANS/PANDAS: A Quick Guide for Occupational Therapists

Introducing our eBook, “Navigating PANS/PANDAS: A Quick Guide for Occupational Therapists.” Authored by Michelle Newby BHSc(OT) MSc PhD Candidate and Dr. Nicolette Soler BHSc(OT) PhD, this invaluable resource is crafted to equip occupational therapists with essential knowledge and practical strategies for supporting children with PANS/PANDAS.

Understanding PANS/PANDAS is crucial for paediatric occupational therapists. These complex neurodevelopmental syndromes present unique challenges and require tailored approaches to ensure children receive comprehensive and compassionate care. This eBook delves into the recommended assessment methods, intervention planning, and family engagement necessary for effective therapy.

With accessible insights into key aspects such as occupational therapy assessments, intervention strategies, and practical advice on working with families, this eBook provides a comprehensive framework for navigating the complexities of PANS/PANDAS. It covers the development of intervention plans, symptom management, and supportive resources, equipping you with the knowledge to enhance the quality of life for affected children.

Consider this eBook your trusted companion as you navigate the intricacies of PANS/PANDAS. As a paediatric occupational therapist, you play a vital role in supporting children and their families through these challenging conditions. Let “Navigating PANS/PANDAS: A Quick Guide for Occupational Therapists” empower you to make a meaningful difference in their lives, ensuring they receive the tailored and compassionate care they need to thrive.

eBook $20.00 AUD

Handwriting Heroes: Biomechanical Tools & Tips for Skilful Writing

Introducing our eBook, “Handwriting Heroes: Biomechanical Tools & Tips for Skilful Writing.” Written by Dr Nicolette Soler BHSc (OT) PhD and Michelle Newby BHSc (OT) MSc PhD Candidate. This invaluable resource is crafted to guide you through the complex terrain of supporting the biomechanical aspects of children’s handwriting development with an emphasis on compensatory and adaptive approaches.

From understanding biomechanical considerations in your assessment to exploring a variety of adaptive tools like pencil grips, adaptive pens, and other adaptive tools this eBook is brimming with practical strategies and insights tailored for early career occupational therapists. With 23 pages of goodness, each section is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to support the development of pencil skills using adaptive tools and to promote handwriting confidence in the children you work with.

Consider this eBook your trusted ally as you delve into the world of adaptive tools for handwriting. As an OT, you’re not just a clinician; you’re a champion for confident writing. Let “Handwriting Heroes” empower you to unlock the potential in every child, transforming the act of writing from a struggle to a triumph.

eBook $15.95 AUD

Accommodations and Adaptations for Writing.

Introducing our eBook, “Accommodations and Adaptations for Writing.” Authored by Dr. Nicolette Soler BHSc (OT) PhD and Michelle Newby BHSc (OT) MSc PhD Candidate, this essential guide explores practical strategies and assistive technology solutions to support children with handwriting difficulties.

Handwriting can be a significant challenge for many children due to various physical, cognitive, or developmental factors. This eBook provides occupational therapists with insights into why some children struggle with handwriting and offers a range of low-tech and high-tech accommodations and adaptations.

With detailed explanations of tools such as smart pens, voice activation software, and alternative writing techniques, this eBook equips you with practical ideas to enhance your clients’ writing abilities. It also delves into the importance of understanding each child’s unique needs and tailoring interventions accordingly.

Consider “Accommodations and Adaptations for Writing” your trusted companion in helping children overcome writing challenges. As a paediatric occupational therapist, you’re instrumental in fostering independence and academic success in your clients. Let this eBook empower you to provide effective support, ensuring every child can confidently express their thoughts and knowledge in writing.

eBook $15.95 AUD

Birth to Three Years: Developmental Milestones for Occupational Therapists

Introducing our eBook, “Developmental Milestones: Birth to 3 Years.” Authored by Michelle Newby BHSc(OT) MSc PhD Candidate, this invaluable resource is crafted to guide you through the intricate process of understanding and supporting the developmental milestones of children from birth to three years.

Understanding developmental milestones is crucial for paediatric occupational therapists. These milestones serve as windows of opportunity, allowing us to guide children toward their fullest potential. This eBook delves into the interconnected milestones of infant and toddler development, from fine and gross motor skills to cognitive growth and social development.

With accessible insights into key milestones such as rolling over, sitting independently, and walking, this eBook provides practical strategies for tailoring interventions to each child’s unique needs. It covers the development of motor skills, cognitive abilities, and social interactions, equipping you with the knowledge to support children in achieving their developmental goals.

Consider this eBook your trusted companion as you navigate the world of early childhood development. As a paediatric occupational therapist, you’re not just a clinician; you’re a vital player in shaping the foundation for a lifetime of growth. Let “Developmental Milestones: Birth to 3 Years” empower you to unlock the potential in every child, transforming their journey from the earliest steps to confident strides.

eBook $8.95 AUD

FROM FEAR TO SUCCESS: The Ultimate Guide for OT Students Navigating Their Final Clinical Placement

Attention all final year OT students! Are you nervous about your final clinical placement? Do you feel unprepared or overwhelmed? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our latest e-book, “From Fear to Success: The Ultimate Guide for OT Students Navigating Their Final Clinical Placement,” is here to help.

This e-book is designed to help you navigate your final clinical placement with confidence and ease. We provide you with practical pro-tips and advice on how to prepare for your placement, communicate effectively with your supervisor, and overcome common challenges that arise during this critical time in your education.

With this comprehensive guide, you’ll gain the knowledge and tools you need to succeed in your placement and take the next step in your career as an OT. So why wait? Sign-up to get your free e-book now and take the first step towards a successful final clinical placement.

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7 Things I Wish I Knew as an Early Career Occupational Therapist

Starting out in your paediatric occupational therapy (OT) career is an exciting and important time! This is when you get to put all of your amazing knowledge and passion into action by helping to support your clients to live their best lives.

Many new early career OT’s enter the profession feeling super energised and motivated to get to work. This is wonderful, but it’s also important to have a realistic understanding about what it’s truly like to be a paediatric OT. Knowing about all aspects of the job, including those that might be a bit more tricky to manage will help you with your expectations and to know when to ask to for help.

This e-book is a simple guide, highlighting the key things that the Stepping Stones and Stepping Up teams wished they’d known as early career OT’s. We hope that these tips will help to ease you into your career as a paediatric OT.

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