The Parish School Blog

Feb 9, 2022

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy helps people across the lifespan to participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities aka “occupations” (AOTA). The main occupations of childhood include: activities of daily living, rest and sleep, education, play, and social participation. Pediatric occupational therapists work with children of all ages and abilities to improve their independence and success within these domains.
Jun 24, 2020

The Meat and Potatoes of Feeding and Eating

If you’re in search of simple strategies to help your young one to eat a more varied diet, then this is for you! This one-hour virtual adult education session features Jennifer Woody, as she explores the reasons children frequently “get stuck” when it comes to food, and how to support them in trying new foods.
Sep 4, 2018

Makerspace Is Hub for Creative Learning and Exploration

With a greater shift toward 21st century skills and inquiry/project-based learning campus-wide, the Schissler Library at The Parish School expanded last year to include a makerspace. Learn more about projects our students are working on in the makerspace.
May 16, 2018

Loose Parts Take Part in Early Childhood Play

Loose parts play has been a part of a Parish education since the school opened in 1983. Learn how we're expanding upon this type of play in our early childhood program today.