Category Archives: Therapy Hut

I Am, too

A response to “I Am” by Benjamin Giroux and for all my kids that have been touched by Autism…. I’m an OT, and I am odd. Not only do I hear a voice, but see a vision, too. Coming from my God, who wants the best for you. To keep you safe, from a world …

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Your Child with Autism and Spring: Are You Prepared?

This week has been a culmination of somewhat a perfect storm for our kids with Autism, at least her in the Memphis area. For the past few weeks, their Autism brains, especially their Sensory Processing Systems, have taken a beating. From being cooped in their homes due to the winter storms, to the disruptive timing …

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OT’s, We Can Help You Solve Them (Problems): A rap video about OT

April is OT Awareness Month as well. Want to learn more about OT, watch the video on the link above. If you have questions about OT and what we can do, please feel free to contact us at Therapy Hut: (901)309-5219 or message as at the comment section or e-mail me at marwyn@therapyhut.com A great …

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Therapists, What Are You Doing???

Recently saw a young boy in our clinic with Autism. Almost turning 7 years of age. Has had therapies for years…and yet here is what I saw on our first encounter: No eye contact. Did not respond much to his name being called. Non-verbal. Lots of attention span problems. Lots of self-stimulation including putting fingers …

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Autism Spectrum Disorders…Strengthening, Exercises and Coordination

For almost 20 years, children with autism have constantly re-written the books that have taught me when I was in therapy school. Every child I see never fails to amaze as to what they can do and what new teaching moment they have stored for me. I may be the therapist but their bodies and …

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Wearing many “hats”…It’s called PROFESSIONALISM.

I have recently joined a discussion that my niece, Kaye San Gabriel, an occupational therapist in Florida, started with regards to working in a corporate atmosphere that “at the moment” seems to deflate their passion for their work. I put the quotations on at the moment because I think any company can become good or …

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HOPE: What your patients need!!!

Reviewing events that just unfolded the year 2012, it brought me back to one of my conversations with one of the parents of a child with cerebral palsy. In this conversation, I was just reminded by her about that moment when they give you the news, so dark, so hopeless …”Your child has special needs.”..”.Your …

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Connecting with Patients

As I was doing my e-mail reading this morning, I came to this¬†Facebook¬†post from a page called Medical Minds In Motion, a therapy education company so passionate about the rehab professions and its importance. It is headed by a great PT, Rick Daigle, DPT, who I had the chance to learn from in one of …

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How I became an OT (Occupational Therapist) in the U.S. LEGALLY.

The United States continues its debate on immigration. This is my story of how I became one of those statistics. Hopefully, based on my story, you the reader will be able to weigh in on what is fair, especially for those who come in with legal papers. This is my story: It was 1983, when …

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Hello World!!!

Hello World. After much contemplating and thoughtful consideration, I have finally gathered the courage to blog. And all of this has been made possible by the never-ending support of my family pictured here. The management team that powers Therapy Hut. I hope you enjoy what is to come. That In All Things The Lord May …

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