Parents, need ideas for children with special needs? OTs, looking for resources?
Welcome! My name is Cara Koscinski, The Pocket OT. I’m a mom and long-time pediatric occupational therapist.
My passion is teaching parents and therapists. This website is filled with fun activities that anyone can use. Every idea I share has been lovingly practiced with my own children, students, and in my own clinic.
Both of my own children have special needs so I personally understand the challenges you face. Keep my books in your pocket, I’m here anytime you need me!
Cara speaks regularly at state, local and national conferences for therapists and parents. She offers a wide variety of topics.
OT2OT On-Demand Courses for Therapists
The Latest From The Blog
I'm always looking for fun activities to add color to my kids' lives. This week, I found a great way to let them not only use color, but to create new colors all on their own! Mixing the colors with the rice is a fun way to let kids explore their tactile senses. ...
One of the greatest challenges children face is finding ways to express themselves. They often turn to coloring, painting and other crafts to tell us what they are thinking. This week's activity is a great way to let kids get creative, open up new lines of...
5 tips for children who are picky eaters. Learn tips from a trained occupational therapist about how to help your child or client with feeding difficulties.