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O-Tip of the Week: A Smart Solution for Printing Success

Our O-Tip of the week series we will be providing valuable “OT-Approved Life Hacks” to provide you with simple and helpful solutions for living. 

This week’s O-Tip of the Week focuses on ways to assist children who are struggling with printing and handwriting.

Using a small pencil or broken crayon is a great way to help kids learn how to properly hold a pencil.  Learn more about how Occupational Therapists help kids with printing and handwriting in our OT-V episode:  Solutions For Printing Success.

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O-Tip of the Week: Simple Medication Management

Our O-Tip of the week series we will be providing valuable “OT-Approved Life Hacks” to provide you with simple and helpful solutions for living.   

This week’s O-Tip of the Week focuses on ways to effectively manage your medications, ensuring each dose is taken at the correct time.  There are many effective ways to assist including the use of a dossette, smart phone alarm reminders, printable checklists and more. 

Learn more ways to help you manage multiple medications in our previous post, Medication Management.  

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O-Tip of the Week: Save Time and Energy in the Kitchen

Our O-Tip of the week series we will be providing valuable “OT-Approved Life Hacks” to provide you with simple and helpful solutions for living. 

This week’s O-Tip of the Week focuses on ways to conserve energy in the kitchen by saving you time and effort.

When preparing meals we recommend that you gather ALL necessary  ingredients before beginning.  Doing so will save you time and energy by reducing trips back and forth from the pantry or refrigerator, and avoiding a last minute run to the grocery store for that missing ingredient!

Learn more about how to conserve energy in the kitchen in the following episode from our OT-V series:  Smart Solutions to Make Life Simpler (and Safer!) in the Kitchen.