Understanding the Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR)
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Understanding the Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR)

The Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR), alongside the Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (STNR), plays a pivotal role in the early developmental stages of children, significantly influencing their learning and motor skills. As a pediatric occupational therapist, I prioritize the assessment and integration of these reflexes (along with the Moro reflex), recognizing their profound impact on…

Unlocking How to Use Primitive Reflex Integration Interventions in Your Practice

Unlocking How to Use Primitive Reflex Integration Interventions in Your Practice

Most pediatric occupational therapists know that primitive reflex integration is a treatment intervention many therapists use in therapy sessions. However, so many newer OTs also ask: How do I determine if the children I am working with have retained primitive reflexes? And how do I help them integrate these unintegrated reflexes? Over the years I…

How to use Artificial Intelligence as a Therapist
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How to use Artificial Intelligence as a Therapist

Artificial intelligence AI, such as Chat GPT, is all the rage. Instead of fighting the use of artificial intelligence AI as therapists, and the thought that “robots” are taking over, let’s learn to maximize its use! Are you ready to take your therapy game to the next level? Well, prepare for something exciting because artificial…

Elevate Your Practice with MedBridge Education’s Comprehensive Occupational Therapy CEU Courses
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Elevate Your Practice with MedBridge Education’s Comprehensive Occupational Therapy CEU Courses

CEU courses, do you love them or hate them? I personally love them when it is MY choice to take them! But when I am required to and can not decide which ones will help my clients best, well then it becomes hard! There are many online CEU options including Medbridge Education for OTs right…