May 25, 2016

As many of you know, I published an I See ABILITY book a while back. I had been talking about writing a book for years before I took a summer to do it. I was first inspired to write a book about the amazing abilities of my brother David, who has Down syndrome. I also w...

May 3, 2016

I’m going to let all of you in on something a bit personal in my life. I’m overcoming challenges right now. I’m experiencing a large learning curve in my business, as I’m trying to figure out how to most effectively help teachers in this technological age. How do I mak...

April 4, 2016

A couple days ago I introduced you to the lovely Patrick, and his desire to play music. I thought you would be interested to see how he played the cool, cardboard guitar we made together for a perfect fine motor activity. Happy I was able to get some video footage you...

March 31, 2016

Children like to be creative. They like to imagine themselves as different types of animals or characters. The beautiful part about being a kid is having the ability to access that uncompromised imagination. Part of why I like working with kids so much is for a short p...

March 16, 2016

Personal space is an important social skill. I see a lot of teachers talking to children about personal space, the personal space bubble and how to stay in line when they’re lining up and then walking in a line. Teachers really know how to cover all many of their bases...

March 11, 2016

Get ready for a mess. Just get ready for it. Learning to use a spoon and fork equal tons of squishy, gooey, juicy and sticky foods all mixed up from head to toe. But before you cringe, know that self-feeding is a great skill to support the development of visual motor c...

February 26, 2016

What is a tripod grasp? A tripod grasp is when the three points of pressure are on a pencil or other writing tool. For a child at the end of their preschool days, it is good to see them writing with their fingers toward the writing side of the marker or pencil and with...

February 24, 2016

I often see children enjoying making creations out of beads. They love to string beads and make a necklace or bracelet. They get to wear their art, they enjoy the independence of beading on their own, while also seeing the reward of their hard work.
 

Challenges Childre...

January 21, 2016

I Make Fine Motor Development Easier
 

Helping your child or student to strengthen their fine motor skills can be difficult to do when the tasks are complicated or not easy to implement into their daily routines. Lucky for you, I’m going to show you how you can use scot...

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Cyndi Elliott, OTR/L

wHOLEhearted, LLC
cyndi@cyndi-elliott.com

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