1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions Third Edition

by Ayelet H. Danto MS OTR/L

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions is back with the newly updated Third Edition. Created by practicing occupational therapists specializing in pediatrics care who recognized the need for developing exciting activities to keep children engaged in therapy sessions for long periods of time, this book enhances the resources available to therapists. Understanding the needs of practicing professionals, the Third Edition also boasts more than 450 images to better illustrate the activities, saving busy practitioners time by allowing them to focus on the treatment at hand. 

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities is intended to be a quick and simple reference handbook for pediatric clinicians looking for new ideas for a therapy session. Easily skimmed by chapter and section, the updated and revised Third Edition adds to the professional’s working knowledge and access to treatment activity ideas in a wide range of areas.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Dozens of new fun and engaging activities
  • Full-color images and additional pictures throughout to support and help explain the various activities
  • Current evidence based on today’s research added to each chapter introduction
  • Chapter on handwriting and an appendix on teletherapy
  • An up-to-date list of therapeutic apps

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities, Third Edition covers treatment areas that are typically addressed in pediatric therapy and includes sections on sensory integration, visual system, hand skills, body strengthening and stabilizing, cognitive and higher-level skill building, social skills, and improving gait patterns.

Chapters include:

  • Teletherapy Activities
  • Group Activities
  • Seasonally Themed Projects and Activities
  • Pressure Modulation
  • Increasing Social Interaction and Relatedness
  • Finger Individuation
  • Open Webspace
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Pinch-Grasp Manipulation
  • Hand Strengthening

1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities, Third Edition is a practical guide for anyone in the field of pediatric therapy and belongs on the bookshelves of students and practitioners alike.

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