In this episode we are talking all about rhythmic movement and technology to support children’s learning with occupational therapist, Bridgette Nicholson.
- What a ‘body-up approach’ to learning is
- Practical strategies for integration of a ‘body-up’ approach for children
- Benefits of highly structured rhythm and movement for cognitive based tasks such as handwriting and reading
- Impacts of movement preceding and during learning activities
- Evidence and research behind rhythm and movement
- Brainstorming as an intervention
- Bridgette’s free programs to guide children through a structured body and brain, rhythmic movement activity to support learning
- Why occupational therapy is such a versatile and creative profession and so much MORE!
Bridgette Nicholson has been an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Consultant for over 34 years. She has provided direct services and consultation to school districts and organizations focusing on assistive technology, occupational therapy, and Universal Design for Learning. Currently, her focus is on the provision of intensive training programs which include sensory regulation combined with the use of technology to support decision-making for ongoing planning and effective implementation of strategies that work!
Website: Bridgette Nicholson