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Friday, 18 September 2015

Fine Motor Fall Camp in November 2015

Agenda Notes You Can Read!!


Growing Changes: Occupational Therapy Services for Children presents: 

Fine Motor Fall Camp in November 2015


A 4 week fun and interactive camp for children in Kindergarten and grades 1 - 3 who find printing, using scissors or other fine motor activities challenging. The camp will be run by experienced pediatric occupational therapists. A multi-sensory approach will be used along with co-operative games and crafts to practice the skills needed for hand functioning. This camp is designed for children who may be experiencing mild to moderate delays in fine motor development or who would benefit from extra practice.


The camp places an emphasis on grasp development, formation of letters, legibility, review of lower case, copying, using school tools (scissors, glue) in hand manipulation skills, eye hand coordination and strength. This includes a summary report identifying individual children's strengths, areas of need, and suggestions for further skill development.

This camp will use a multi-sensory approach combining fine and gross motor movement to enhance learning. Parents are welcome to attend the first of the 4 sessions in order to help their child feel more at ease in the group and to learn how to support their child with printing practice at home.


Time: Printing Basics: 10:00 am - 11:15 am weekly 

(Saturdays: November 7, 14, 21, 28)

Cost: $250.00

Where: Highlands Community Centre: 6112 - 113Avenue Edmonton, AB

Contact: Rebecca Summach at 780.965.4310 or email growingchanges@gmail.com to register.

Note: OT services may be covered depending on health plan and are tax deductible.

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Private OT Needed in Chestermere

Private Occupational Therapist needed :

A family in Chestermere currently needs a private OT to join the team (with a Psychologist) for their 4 year old daughter with sensory and behavioral issues. She is a bright and a smart child , who is able to communicate her concerns verbally.The family has FSCD contract for developmental support program.If anyone is willing to travel Chestermere and provide OT service to this child, please contact me and I will pass your info on to the family.
Thank you!
Ph- 587 583 9729
e-mail- saranpurush@yahoo.com

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Dubasov Dance and Wellness Fall Registration now open

Dance, Movement & Yoga Programs for Special Needs
Fall Session: September 28 - December 12

Visit our NEW WEBSITE for more information or to register!

Save THIS date!!! March 11 & 12, 2016; Social Thinking is coming back

Hello fellow colleagues, professionals and parents.

We are SO excited to be welcoming Kari Zweber Palmer back to Calgary on March 11 & 12, 2016 to teach and inspire us once again on Social Thinking!

It will be another amazing 2 days of learning!!!

Implementing Social Thinking Concepts and Vocabulary: A Day to Develop Team Creativity(kinder - young adult)
What Does Play Have to Do with Classroom Learning? Exploring Social Executive Functioning and Emotional Learning for Early Learners.

A brochure with the details will be out by September 15, 2015!  

Don't worry!  You didn't  have had to attend the conference in September 2014 to attend this one; although Kari will be introducing the 2nd Volume of The Incredible Flexible You!

We welcome any questions or inquiries to:


We look forward to seeing you in March 2016!

Krista & Nicole

Looking for Male OT in CGY area

I am an OT and I have a family in the NE looking for a new OT (I am moving) to work with her son. She has asked if I know of any male OT's working privately in pediatrics as she thinks her son would benefit from male influence. There is a contract through FSCD that will start again in September. If you are interested please contact me and I can pass your info on to the family. Thanks!
Amanda Boyce, B.Sc, M.Sc.OT (c)