Making IM training work for children on the spectrum
Every now and then, our Providers are hesitant to try IM training with clients on the autism spectrum because of sensory issues. However, while there are many different sounds and visuals associated with IM training, nearly every setting on the IM Pro Universe software is completely customizable. That means you can set up IM training for any client, no matter what deficit is the focus! Wendy Harron, a fabulous OT and IM Provider, is here with some tips to get you started.
Time to Reorganize
With the new year upon us, children have a lot going on. Between new classes, new teachers and cold, wet weather, the last thing any child needs is a cluttered play area. How frustrating! Check out these tips from Wendy Harron, IM Provider and a wonderful OT!
How to Make Homework Time Fun
Homework doesn't have to be a bad experience. Sure, children can lose motivation at times, especially after a long day at school. Wendy Harron, an awesome OT and IM Provider, is back with some tips to keep kids' on track and heading for success with homework. Check out her great tips on getting kids to stay still, stay focused and stay healthy.
It is fall, kids are back in school and many families are still recovering from summer camps, trips and expenses! But don't let the changing seasons keep you from enjoy some family fun. Wendy Harron, an awesome OT and IM Provider, is back with some tips to keep kids' minds and bodies active and safe. Read more to find out how to create your own family fun times.
Tips for Back to School Success
It is that time of year, school time! Everybody has either gotten back to school or will be returning over the next few days, so we wanted to get some tips out to start of the new school year on the right foot. How can Interactive Metronome help prepare your child to succeed? Wendy Harron, an awesome OT and IM Provider, has the answers. Read more to find out how to get back in routine and practice skills with your children during the new school year.
Working with coexisting diagnoses
Have you ever working with a client that had more than one diagnosis? Of course, often ADHD and autism, autism and SPD, ADHD and CP, etc. are present in children with developmental delays. So, how can Interactive Metronome help take training to the next level no matter what the diagnosis? Wendy Harron, an awesome OT and IM Provider, has the answers. Read more to find out how to work with cormorbid diagnoses.
Summer Break? Hardly
This month is National Parks and Recreation Month, which is a great reminder to get outside and enjoy all of the wonderful learning activities that await children in the great outdoors. You don't have to be Leslie Knope to love parks, but we could take a page from her playbook. So put on some tennis shoes, get the kids packed up and let's go get some sun!
Using IM with difficult children
Sometimes therapy sessions just don't go how you planned, but how you respond can make all of the difference in the world. Wendy Harron, a wonderful OT and one of our favorite bloggers, has some great tips for working with children who may have a difficult time following directions or understanding what is needed from them.
Motivation: How to motivate the very young
She did it again! Wendy Harron has your back when it comes to motivating children. This time she wraps up her series with tips to motivate very young children, who may be difficult to work with because of their need for external motivation, attention spans and extra energy.
IM Training Kickstarts Stroke Therapy
We hear some great stories from Wendy Harron, an amazing OT and IM Provider. She has worked with patients from all backgrounds and her experience with kids has helped her really take training to the next level. Today, Wendy shares a wonderful story of a girl who suffered from a stroke before birth. See how IM training and Wendy's dedication helped Holly become part of the conversation.