Occupational Therapy -> Executive Function -> Attention


Attention is a cognitive process in which an individual focuses on one or more aspects of his or her environment. There are different types of attention including divided, selective, and sustained.

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  • Kiki's Bunny Match preview

    Kiki's Bunny Match

    Bethany Ayer

    Memory games can promote the development of: • Visual - figure ground skills • Visual -perceptual skills • Executive functioning • Visual discrimination

  • Help Kiki Color the Mandala preview

    Help Kiki Color the Mandala

    Kimberly Luster, COTA

    There are 8 pictures of mandalas to color and 1 sample page. Coloring can be helpful to reduce stress, improve attention to task, calmness, problem solving, fine motor skills, pre-writing skills, l...

  • Kiki's Shapes preview

    Kiki's Shapes

    Bethany Ayer

    A three page Resource that gets progressively more difficult. These exercises can be used to address vision, fine motor skills, pre-handwriting, handwriting, pencil grasp, attention, and anything e...

    Includes activity list
  • Kiki Plays Tic Tac Toe preview

    Kiki Plays Tic Tac Toe

    Bethany Ayer

    Teletherpy. In-Person. A quick way to play tic tac toe! Print out or play on teletherapy!

  • Thanksgiving Menu preview

    Thanksgiving Menu

    Glenna Nave

    Handwriting Resource. Fine Motor Resources. Writing Worksheet. Occupational Therapy Resource. Use this Thanksgiving menu activity to practice handwriting skills.

    Includes activity list
  • Sports Worksheets and Word Search preview

    Sports Worksheets and Word Search

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Sports Worksheets. Sports Wordsearch. Language Resource. SLP Resource. Speech. Occupational Therapy Resource. Teletherapy. In-person.

  • TEIS: OT Referral Checklist preview

    TEIS: OT Referral Checklist

    Glenna Nave

    Checklist of common diagnoses and developmental delays that may indicate need for OT referral.

  • Frog Play-Doh Mat preview

    Frog Play-Doh Mat

    Glenna Nave

    Fine Motor Resource. Sensory. Worksheets. Play-Doh Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Work on fine motor skills while having the students roll play-doh into small balls with the tips of their...

  • Outdoor Activity Recreation Hiking preview

    Outdoor Activity Recreation Hiking

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Occupational Therapy. Outdoor Group Activity. Imagination Hiking. Language Resource. SLP. OT. Speech. Local Hiking Trail. Small Animals.

    Includes activity list
  • I Calm Myself Down By... preview

    I Calm Myself Down By...

    Bethany Ayer

    A one page Resource which can be used for sensory regulation, self regulation, and calming strategies. This template provides suggestions as well as space for the client to draw or write the things...

  • Find and Color- Back to School preview

    Find and Color- Back to School

    Glenna Nave

    Visual Discrimination Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Eye-hand. Visual Processing. Locate the eight selected images within the picture and color them in.

    Includes activity list
  • Letter Box Matching - St Patrick’s Day preview

    Letter Box Matching - St Patrick’s Day

    Glenna Nave

    Handwriting Resources. Fine Motor Resources. Letter Recognition Resources. Occupational Therapy Resource. Following the Size Matters Handwriting Program, match the words on the right with the corre...

  • Sturgeon Supermoon In August preview

    Sturgeon Supermoon In August

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Reading Resource. Moon facts. Quick reading. Language Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource.

    Includes activity list
  • Fine Motor Activities 2021 preview

    Fine Motor Activities 2021

    Glenna Nave

    Two activity sheets for the new year.

  • S is For Shaving Cream - A Sensory Activity preview

    S is For Shaving Cream - A Sensory Activity

    Bethany Ayer

    Sensory Integration Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. This is meant to be a sensory activity which can assist with reducing tactile sensitivity, encourage pre handwriting skills (by drawing ...

  • Rosh Hashanah preview

    Rosh Hashanah

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Good Holiday, Rosh Hashanah to those celebrating.

  • Moth Day! preview

    Moth Day!

    Bethany Ayer

    A quick two page Resource with a Moth theme. Can be used as a naming game, visual scanning exercise, and coloring activity.

  • Birthday Activities preview

    Birthday Activities

    Glenna Nave

    Fine Motor Resource. Coloring Resource. Playdoh Resources. Occupational Therapy Resources. Eight birthday-themed activities including play-doh mats, following the directions, tracing, and color by ...

  • Back to School Word Hunt preview

    Back to School Word Hunt

    Bethany Ayer

    A quick 1 page printout to get back in the 'back to school' mindset. Have your client write as many items as they can think of for each category.

    Includes activity list
  • Holiday Breakfast Menu preview

    Holiday Breakfast Menu

    Glenna Nave

    Restaurant Ordering Food Resources. Daily Living. Occupational therapy. Handwriting Resource. The holiday breakfast menu features an assortment of breakfast foods and prices to create your own brea...

    Includes activity list

Goal Bank

  • Reuben will attend to therapist selected tasks (puzzles, blocks, beads, etc.) for a 6 minute period with no more than 6 verbal cue on 6 out of 6 opportunities as measured by therapist observations and data collection over 6 therapy sessions to demonstrate attention/sustained attention skills.
  • Given direct OT intervention, Shawn will demonstrate improved sensory modulation skills as measured by attending to therapist selected tasks for 5 consecutive minutes on 5 out of 5 trials as measured by data collection to demonstrate attention and sustained attention skills over 5 sessions over 5 weeks of therapy.

Related Disorder(s)

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.