Sometimes we ask the universe or pray for something we want or wish for. Sometimes those things, situations, feelings, or people seem unreachable. And, yet, it comes true. This is one of those … [Read more...] about Wow, What a School!
Recently, I contributed to a blog about how to use the great outdoors to help children learn...and play, of course. Your three-year-old is literally bouncing off the walls, your kindergartener … [Read more...] about 10 Engaging Outdoor Learning Activities for Kids
Can you tell if your child is stressed? What does stress in children look like? Does it look different from stress in adults? You are probably familiar with common signs of stress and anxiety … [Read more...] about Signs Of Stress In Children
A frequent question occupational therapists get asked by parents is: How can I help my child develop a healthy and efficient pencil grasp when she’s beginning to write? Despite the fact that most … [Read more...] about Getting It Right When Learning To Write
If you haven't yet been able to attend Miriam's workshops*, here's an excerpt from a recent parenting talk for Headstart. Miriam gives a variety of helpful strategies to deal effectively with … [Read more...] about Parenting Workshop For Moms (Video)
How is an OT's approach different from a mental health therapist? What are the 4 types of behavior types that cause challenges for parents and kids? Miriam Manela discusses those topics and more … [Read more...] about Radio Interview With Miriam Manela
An Inside Look at Client-Therapist Relationships in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Using an Integrative Approach. This video is an excerpt from a lecture given by Miriam Manela to OT students at … [Read more...] about For Occupational Therapists, Students & Interns: Client-Therapist Relationships in Pediatric OT–An Integrative Approach
Author of The Parent-Child Dance, pediatric behavioral specialist, Miriam Manela, talks about this importance of breathing in this short video (part one). … [Read more...] about Why Don’t You Take A Deep Breath? Core-Breathing Video Part 1 With Miriam Manela
In this short video, pediatric behavioral specialist, Miriam Manela, OTR, shows you some easy things you can do to help your child with tactile sensitivity using everyday objects you have at home. … [Read more...] about Is Your Child Sensitive To Touch? Two Easy Ways To Help With Tactile Sensitivity.