I decided to write this post because there is so little out there for hypermobile teens who find being sexually active either painful or frightening. Volume III of the “JointSmart Child” series hasn’t been written yet; I have been too busy with other projects, personal and professional. Volumes I and II are available on Amazon…… Continue reading Teens, Hypermobility, and Intimacy
Month: April 2023
Angelman Syndrome and Toilet Training: Start Early with Targeted Pre-Training!!
Children with Angelman Syndrome routinely have daunting challenges around toilet training, with very good reason. Significant delays in mobility, language, and fine motor control are common. Hardly anyone is thinking about toilet training when a child can’t stand independently and uses PECS for two desired objects. There are a lot of issues between their current…… Continue reading Angelman Syndrome and Toilet Training: Start Early with Targeted Pre-Training!!
Handwriting Tricks for Kids with Low Muscle Tone
After writing volume II of my JointSmart series, Living and Thriving With Hypermobility: The School Years , I have decided to write a handout pack specifically on special needs handwriting. It is NOW available! I loved writing my book, and I will eventually write volume III for the tween and teen with hypermobility. But I…… Continue reading Handwriting Tricks for Kids with Low Muscle Tone
Finally…A Handout Pack on Treating Trauma!
Pediatric therapists treat children with trauma histories and trauma disorders…all the time! Our NICU grads, kids with chronic medical conditions, and abuse survivors. They all can have trauma histories that make their treatment in OT, PT, and in speech therapy more challenging. I finally decided that I needed to share what I know about treating…… Continue reading Finally…A Handout Pack on Treating Trauma!