All posts by Tahnee Steinkamp, MS, OTR/L

Handwriting Skills: Writing on Single Lines

Starting around second grade, most students begin to make the transition from writing on three-lined penmanship[...]

Creating Sensory-Friendly Classrooms

During my first year as a school-based occupational therapist, I entered a classroom to perform an observation on a[...]

Pencil Grasp: Strategies for the Pre-K Classroom

When I receive new referrals from teachers in the Early Childhood and Pre-K classrooms, the most common area of[...]

Summertime Prep for School Year Success

If you have a large therapy caseload like me, I’m assuming your average school day consists of working with students[...]

How to Stay Organized as a Traveling OT

In my first year out of graduate school, I worked with students ranging from K-5 in one building, and I had my own[...]

Teaching Keyboarding Skills in a Touch Screen World

With phones and tablets ruling today’s technology world, the skill of touch typing (i.e. using muscle memory to type[...]

Four Key Elements to Sensory Room Design

Sensory rooms can offer vital opportunities for calming and organizing input for our special education students, and[...]

Five Effective Teletherapy Activities for Families with Limited Resources

Teletherapy. If you work in the school setting like me, chances are you have at least one teletherapy session under[...]

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