Tuesday, March 10, 2015


The students I have been working with all year have major issues with being proactive.  I realized that they probably did not even know there is an alternative to being reactive or inactive.  I wanted to empower them and make them realize they can take control of their actions and feelings.

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Circle of Concern/Influence

I have been trying to teach my social groups about being proactive.  I am so tired of hearing excuse after excuse.  This lesson seemed to go over really well to help the students realize they do have control over things in their life.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Chewing gum lowers stress

I have suggested students chew gum for years.  I love that science is finally catching up to what we as Occupational Therapists have used for years.  

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