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Caregiver Education & Team Collaboration

Comprehensive caregiver education and resources for use when collaborating with others. These resources will support consultation and collaboration with caregivers, teachers, therapists, and para-professionals so as to promote developmental, social, and educational gains in children.

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Copying from a Book (Near Space)

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Copying from a Book (Near Space). Provides general information on why a student may present with poor accuracy and/or speed when copying from a book, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Copying from the Board (Far Space)

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Copying from the Board (Far Space). Provides general information on why a student may present with poor accuracy and/or speed when copying from the board, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Correct Spacing Between Letters & Words

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Correct Spacing Between Letters & Words. Provides general information on why a student may present with spacing difficulties, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Dressing Skills: What to Expect Next Chart

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.15.2014

Use the chart/guide as a tool to learn what step is next and how to help your child move to the next stage. Remember each child is unique and will develop at his or her own rate. Includes Dressing Skills for ages 12 Months - 7 Years.

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Dressing Tips - What to Expect & How to Help Your Child Learn

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.10.2014

7 Page PDF Resource. Educational material that discusses Dressing Tips and techniques for parents/caregivers. Includes detailed Dressing Tips for Lower Body Dressing (Shoes, Socks, Pants, & Shorts), Upper Body Dressing (Shirt- Overhead and open front style), and Snaps and Fasteners (Zippers, Buttons, Snaps). Also includes a one page detailed Dressing Skills What to Expect Chart, summarizing developmental Dressing Skills for age ranges 12 Months - 7 years. This amazing resource is packed full of information and Dressing Skill Tips to Help your Child Learn!

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Fine Motor Skills - ARCHES OF THE HAND

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. Activity ideas for parents and caregivers to enjoy with their child to promote development of Arches of Hand.

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Fine Motor Skills - BILATERAL HAND USE: USING BOTH HANDS TOGETHER

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. This FREE 2 PAGE High Quality PDF includes over 20 Activity ideas for parents and caregivers to enjoy with their child to promote Bilateral Hand Use.

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Fine Motor Skills - FINGER & HAND STRENGTH

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. This resource includes what Parents/Caregivers need to know and activity ideas to enjoy with their child to promote development of Finger and Hand Strength.

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Fine Motor Skills - FINGER ISOLATION

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. 13 Activities and Ideas to promote Finger Isolation and controlled finger movements.

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Fine Motor Skills - PRONATION & SUPINATION: FOREARM ROTATION

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. Activity ideas for parents and caregivers to enjoy with their child to promote development of Pronation and Supination of the Forearm.

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Fine Motor Skills - UPPER BODY & ARM STRENGTH

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. Over 15 Activities and Tips to promote development of upper body and arm strength in children.

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Fine Motor Skills - What to Know & How to Develop: Parent/Caregiver Letter

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. This Letter introduces the parent/caregiver to the home strategies and their benefits.

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Fine Motor Skills - What to Know & How to Develop: Title Page & Contents

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 02.02.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Fine Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. This high quality PDF includes a cover page and Contents.

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Gross Motor Development Chart

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 12.07.2017

Use the Gross Motor Development guide as a tool to learn what step is next and how to help your child/student move to the next stage. This chart is extremely helpful for sharing information with parents and others that will benefit from understanding the development of Gross Motor Skills.

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GROSS MOTOR Milestone Chart: 2 - 8 Years

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 12.07.2017

Use this Milestone Chart for sharing information with parents and others that will benefit from understanding the development of Gross Motor Skills

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GROSS MOTOR Milestone Chart: Birth - 24 Months

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 12.07.2017

Use this Milestone Chart for sharing information with parents and others that will benefit from understanding the development of Gross Motor Skills

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Gross Motor Skills - What to Know & How to Develop: Parent/Caregiver Letter

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 11.08.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Gross Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. This Letter introduces the parent/caregiver to the home strategies and their benefits.

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Gross Motor Skills - What to Know & How to Develop: Title Page & Contents

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 11.08.2015

What to Know & How to Develop Gross Motor Skills - Preschool through School Aged Children. This high quality PDF includes a cover page and Contents.

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Gross Motor Skills: Balance, Coordination, and Strength

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 11.08.2015

What to Know and How to Develop Gross Motor Skills. Activity ideas for parents and caregivers to enjoy with their child to promote development of Balance, Coordination, and Strength.

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Gross Motor Skills: Motor Planning

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 11.08.2015

What to Know and How to Develop Gross Motor Skills. Activity ideas for parents and caregivers to enjoy with their child to promote development of Gross Motor Planning.

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Hand Fatigue While Writing

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Hand Fatigue While Writing. Provides general information on why a student may present with hand fatigue, recommended strategies during scissor use, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Handwriting Warm Up Cards (Black&White Version)

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 10.23.2014

6 PAGE High Quality Black & White (printer friendly) Handwriting Warm Up Cards. This guide is to be used as an at home tool when completing hand writing practice or other hand written homework. These cards provides illustrations that were designed to be easily copied by children. The movements and exercises can be used at the beginning (to warm up), throughout (stay focused), and at the end of a writing session (relax). This resource includes caregiver/parent educational handout & instructions.

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Handwriting Warm Up Cards (Black&White Version)

Teacher Education Posted: 10.23.2014

6 PAGE High Quality Black & White (printer friendly) Handwriting Warm Up Cards. This guide is to be used as an at school tool when completing hand writing practice or other hand written homework. These cards provides illustrations that were designed to be easily copied by students. The movements and exercises can be used at the beginning (to warm up), throughout (stay focused), and at the end of a writing session (relax).

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Handwriting Warm Up Cards (Color Version)

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 10.23.2014

6 PAGE High Quality Colorful Handwriting Warm Up Cards. This guide is to be used as an at home tool when completing hand writing practice or other hand written homework. These cards provides illustrations that were designed to be easily copied by children. The movements and exercises can be used at the beginning (to warm up), throughout (stay focused), and at the end of a writing session (relax). This resource includes caregiver/parent educational handout & instructions.

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Handwriting Warm Up Cards (Color Version)

Teacher Education Posted: 10.23.2014

6 PAGE High Quality Colored Handwriting Warm Up Cards. This guide is to be used as an at school tool when completing hand writing practice or other hand written homework. These cards provides illustrations that were designed to be easily copied by students. The movements and exercises can be used at the beginning (to warm up), throughout (stay focused), and at the end of a writing session (relax).

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Heavy Pencil Pressure

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Heavy Pencil Pressure. Provides general information on why a student may present with increase pressure during printing, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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IFSP at a Glance

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 07.11.2015

Organize each child's IFSP information on this one page colorful resource. A great way to organize and highlight important information, Contact Information, Doctor/Medication, Alerts/Precautions, Services, Equipment, Service Coordinator Information, and Goals/Outcomes.

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IFSP Meeting Notes

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 07.21.2015

Meeting Notes for IFSP. Includes Child's Name and Information (ID, DOB, Parent, Review Date, Diagnosis, Alerts, Medication, Allergies). Also includes Individuals in Attendance - Name & Discipline, and finally lined paper for written notes.

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Letter Formation and Size

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Letter Formation and Size. Provides general information on why a student may present with difficulties in letter formation and size, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area. 2 PAGE High Quality PDF!

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Letter Reversals/Orientation

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Letter Reversals/Orientation. Provides general information on why a student may present with letter/digit orientation difficulties, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Light Pencil Pressure

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Light Pencil Pressure. Provides general information on why a student may present with decreased pressure during printing, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Movement within the School: Standing and Walking in a Line

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Movement within the School. Provides general information on why a student may present with a limited ability to stand still in a line or walk appropriately in a line, recommended strategies, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Organization of Materials/Time Management

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Organization of Materials/Time Management. Provides general information on why a student may present present with organizational and time management difficulties, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Orientation of Letters to Given Lines

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Orientation of Letters to Given Lines. Provides general information on why a student may demonstrate poor placement of words, letters and/or digits, recommended strategies during writing instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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OT Early Childhood Skills Checklist - Version 1

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.09.2016

Occupational Therapy Early Childhood Skills Checklist 0 - 60 Months. Sub-sections for children ages newborn to 5 years old. Organized into 3 month age ranges. Quick screen for therapists to assess developmental status of fine motor, visual motor, and self help skills. This PDF is 8 pages in length.

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OT Early Childhood Skills Checklist - Version 2

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.09.2016

Occupational Therapy Early Childhood Skills Checklist 0 - 60 Months. Sub-sections for children ages newborn to 5 years old. Quick screen for therapists to assess developmental status of fine motor, visual motor, and self help skills. This PDF is 14 pages! Each page is organized into 3 month age ranges.

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OT Schedule for Parents/Caregivers

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 07.21.2015

List the Occupational Therapy day(s) and time(s) as a reference for parents. Great for home-based and community visits. Also includes a version with all services (OT, Speech, PT, Other), so parents/caregivers can have one comprehensive organized form!

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Producing Organized Written Work

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Producing Organized Written Work. Provides general information on why a student may present with written work that appears messy and disorganized, recommended strategies during instruction, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Proper Pencil grasp

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Proper Pencil Grasp. Provides general information on why a student may present with pencil grip that is considered ineffective, recommended strategies during printing use, and additional strategies for improving the performance area. 2 PAGE High Quality PDF!

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RTI Cover Page and Index

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Organize all Response to Intervention Performance Challenge Area's with this cover page and index page.

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RTI Data Collection Checklists for Implementing Strategies and Tracking Student’s Response

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 12.05.2016

Includes 6 Main Performance Areas and 23 Skill Areas! Includes over 75 Strategies to implement! Checklists are conveniently organized to Track Time Period (date started - ended), Strategy Implemented, Student's Response to Intervention, and Comments.

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Scissor Use

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Scissor Use. Provides general information on why a student may present with difficulty in the use of scissors, recommended strategies during scissor use, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Self Help/Use of Fasteners/ Clothing Management

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Dressing Skills. Provides general information on why a student may present with difficulty with the use of fasteners (such as snaps, zippers, buttons and laces), recommended strategies during dressing, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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Sitting Still

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Sitting Still. Provides general information on why a student may present with a limited ability to sit still in the classroom, recommended strategies during sitting, and additional strategies for improving the performance area. 2 PAGE High Quality PDF!

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Tummy Time Brochure - For Health Care Professionals

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.10.2014

Tummy Time: Developmental Consequences and Future Implications. High Quality PDF double side Brochure for Health Care Professionals. Discusses Principles of Normal Development, Developmental Consequences, Future Implications, and Chronological Development in the Prone Position.

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Tummy Time Brochure - For Parents/Caregivers

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.10.2014

Tummy Time. High Quality PDF Double Sided Brochure for Parents/Caregivers. Discusses What is Tummy Time? Why is it Important? Developmental Consequences and Future Implications, How to Make Tummy Time Easier, Precautions during Tummy Time, and Tips for Tummy Time Using Your Baby's Senses (Vision, Sound, Touch, Movement).

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Using Worksheets

Response to Intervention (RTI) Posted: 11.08.2015

Response to Intervention for the Performance Area of Using Worksheets. Provides general information on why a student may present with difficulty in the use of worksheets, recommended strategies during use, and additional strategies for improving the performance area.

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W-Sitting in Children - Black & White Version

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.22.2016

Ink Friendly Version! Educational handout explaining W-Sitting in Children. What is W-Sitting? Why do some children make a habit of W-Sitting? What can be done?

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W-Sitting in Children - Black & White Version

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 08.22.2016

Ink Friendly! Black and White Version! Educational handout explaining W-Sitting in Children. What is W-Sitting? Why do some children make a habit of W-Sitting? What can be done?

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W-Sitting in Children - Color Version

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.22.2016

Color Version! Educational handout explaining W-Sitting in Children. What is W-Sitting? Why do some children make a habit of W-Sitting? What can be done?

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W-Sitting in Children - Color Version

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 08.22.2016

Color Version! Educational handout explaining W-Sitting in Children. What is W-Sitting? Why do some children make a habit of W-Sitting? What can be done?

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Weighted Vest Use Protocol, Tracking Use, & Wearing Schedule

Teacher Education Posted: 09.16.2016

This 6 PAGE Editable PDF is exactly what you need if you are recommending a weighted vest for use! Includes detailed Recommended Considerations, Protocol for Use, Tracking Forms, and Wearing Schedules. TYPE directly into Protocol Use form and Wearing Schedule to enter child's information.

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What to Expect & How to Help Develop Fine Motor Skills - 0-36 Months

Early Intervention Collaboration Posted: 08.10.2014

8 page PDF educational resource that details fine motor skills in 3 month age ranges from 0 to 36 months of age. This is an amazing tool to provide to parents as a guide to learn what fine motor skills to expect, and how to help their child move to the next stage. Includes parent/caregiver informational handout how to use this resource. This resource is a must for Early Intervention therapists, and a great tool for parents/caregivers!

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What to Know & How to Develop Visual Perceptual Skills

Parent/Caregiver Education Posted: 03.06.2016

This is an amazing Informational Resource, that targets several important areas of visual perceptual development. Use these handouts to help educate others on how to help the children in their life improve their function in the following areas: Visual Discrimination, Form Constancy, Figure Ground, Visual Memory & Visual Sequential Memory, Spatial Relations & Position in Space, Visual Scanning & Tracking, and Visual Closure. This is a 12 PAGE High Quality PDF.

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What to Know & How to Develop Visual Perceptual Skills

Teacher Education Posted: 03.06.2016

This is an amazing Informational Resource, that targets several important areas of visual perceptual development. Use these handouts to help educate others on how to help the children in their life improve their function in the following areas: Visual Discrimination, Form Constancy, Figure Ground, Visual Memory & Visual Sequential Memory, Spatial Relations & Position in Space, Visual Scanning & Tracking, and Visual Closure. This is a 12 PAGE High Quality PDF.

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