While it is called a “diet,” it’s not a FOOD diet, but it should be considered nutritional intake that your child’s body/brain need daily. Consistency is key and it is important to find a schedule that works for you. Work with your occupational therapist and teacher to develop a timeframe that works best. Do not […]
About Corinne Kreutz
Corinne Kreutz is an occupational therapist at North Shore Pediatric Therapy in Lincolnwood, IL. She received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Rush University in Chicago, IL. She attended the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign, where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Speech and Hearing Science. She is currently working towards becoming certified in Early Intervention services in the state of Illinois. Her research was recently published in The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, which she presented at the 2015 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) conference in Nashville, TN.
Corinne’s clinical interests include working with children who have developmental delays in fine and gross motor skills, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and sensory processing disorder, and she recognizes the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach including the whole family and therapy team. She has previous experience working with children with Cerebral Palsy and Down’s Syndrome in an outpatient pediatric setting, as well as in an inpatient rehabilitation setting, working primarily with adults recovering from neurological or orthopedic events (i.e. multiple sclerosis, stroke, hip/knee replacements). Corinne loves working with children and their families, as well as being a cheerleader for them every step of the way!
There are many strategies children use to attempt to regulate themselves. Whether this is more obvious and large scale such as jumping on a trampoline or spinning around in circles continuously, or smaller, more discrete ways such as grinding their teeth, picking their skin, or squeezing their fists, each of these strategies are satisfying a […]