3 Steps to Improving Interoception: An Evidence-based Approach

Occupational Therapist, Courtney Kraft, recently completed an online course called “3 Steps to Improving Interoception: An Evidence-based Approach.”  Courtney attended this online course to gain more awareness on the topic of interoception. Interoception is a lesser-known sense that helps you understand and feel what is going on inside your body. Children who struggle with the…

Dyslexia and Literacy: The Role of the OT

Occupational Therapist, Jordan Adolf Dahl, attended the course “Dyslexia and Literacy: The Role of the OT” to advance her knowledge by learning how to define and understand the signs and symptoms of dyslexia, as well as the misunderstandings. Additionally, she was provided with specific interventions and learned how to address dyslexia during her OT sessions.…

Oppositional, Defiant, and Disruptive Children and Adolescents

Occupational Therapist, Hailey Tollefson, attended the course “Oppositional, Defiant, Disruptive Children and Adolescents” to advance her knowledge by learning new and effective non-medication approaches for children and adolescents who demonstrate challenging behaviors. Attending this conference, Hailey learned a variety of effective strategies used to treat children who have out of control behaviors, as well as…

Quickshifts: Revolutionizing the Use of Sounds in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment

Hannah Zimmerman, Director of Therapy Services in Bismarck, participated in a live webinar titled Quickshifts: Revolutionizing the Use of Sound in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment. This course emphasized education on research, use of Therapeutic Listening, and new Quickshifts albums that are available. This program is a quick readjustment for children that have gone through the Therapeutic…

Therapists Dive Deeper into Treating Pediatric Feeding Concerns

Families with children who struggle with feeding issues often find mealtimes stressful and unpleasant. At Pediatric Partners, our therapists work hard developing and implementing strategies to help restore that bonding time for families. Recently, several members from our speech-language pathology and occupational therapy teams spent time digging deeper into approaches and techniques to better address these challenges with children and their families.