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Occupational Therapy (OT) Resources for Parents

At Pediatric Therapeutic Services (PTS), we strive to ensure every student gets the appropriate level of care and services. We put together the resources on this page for parents like you to continue interventions at home. Here, you will find a wide variety of activities you can do with your child at home.

When you click on a link, a PDF will automatically download for easy access and printing. Use these adaptable Occupational Therapy (OT) resources and activities at home to help your child continue to achieve their goals.

OT Activities for Parents of Elementary Students: Help Your Child Develop Vital Skills, Improve Mobility, & More

OT Activities for Parents of Secondary Students: Help Your Child Get Organized, Participate More Fully in the Classroom, & More

For high school students, the sheer volume of information that is provided throughout the school year can be hard to capture and organize. Effective learning behaviors, proper preparation, and strong organizational skills are key to students’ success at the middle and high school levels.

These resources will provide you with some helpful suggestions to help get your secondary student on track organizationally, so they can be a more competent in-class participant when it comes to taking notes, preparing for assignments, and studying for exams. If you have a middle or high school student in need of extra support, check out the resources below:

Taking Notes in Class
Executive Function Fact Sheet
25 Easy Ways to Improve Executive Functioning Skills

General OT Activities: Turn Everyday Experiences into Learning Opportunities

In addition to the activities for elementary and secondary students that we’ve compiled for you, use the following activities to add structure to everyday experiences—turning them into learning opportunities. Whether it be following a recipe together or completing extra writing activities over the summer, you can help your child practice key skills, develop their executive functioning, and more.

Activities to Enrich Visual Motor Development
Assignment Checklist
Easy Visual Recipes Cookbook
Summer OT Activities for Secondary Students

Start Using These OT Activities with Your Child to Support Their Development & Help Them Succeed

By doing these activities with your child at home, you can help them build up their confidence, achieve their OT goals more quickly, and feel more comfortable in their physical environment both at home and in school. When you integrate OT activities into daily life, you play a vital part in continuing your child’s education beyond the classroom.

Try the at-home activities that fit the needs and goals of your child today!

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