Alice Blair

How to Teach a Child with Down Syndrome to Tie Shoes

(Apr. 02, 2012) - Children with Down syndrome are a wonderfully varied group. They do, though, tend to have particular strengths and difficulties, and both should be considered when teaching shoe tying.


7 Tips from an Occupational Therapist on Teaching Kids Basic Self-Care Skills

7 Tips from an Occupational Therapist on Teaching Kids Basic Self-Care Skills

(Jul. 08, 2011) - An occupational therapist shares some tricks of the trade for helping kids master age-appropriate self-care tasks like dressing themselves, using zippers and buttons, tying their own shoes, and using a knife and fork.


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