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OTS 018: Get Inspired! Featuring Lauren Drobnjak of The Inspired Treehouse

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Welcome to the show notes for Episode 18 of the OT Schoolhouse Podcast.

In this episode of the OT Schoolhouse Podcast, we are excited to host one of the therapists behind The Inspired Treehouse Bog at

Lauren Drobnjak is the Physical Therapist half of this popular blog and she joins us today to talk about how she and Claire Heffron, the Occupational Therapist half of the blog, began working together and ultimately started The Inspired Treehouse.

She also shares how they went on to start a non-profit center for children in their local community and how those kids helped them to develop the book they just released.

Just listen to the first 30 seconds of this podcast and you will hear how much Lauren cares for these kids and the community she serves. Then, listen to the rest of the episode to hear how Lauren and Claire are helping teachers, therapists, and parents around the world with their new book titled "Playful Learning Lab for Kids "

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An inspiration for many including us here at the OT Schoolhouse, The Inspired Treehouse Blog is a place where we often start when in need of some fun and therapeutic treatment ideas.

Along with their free resources, we highly suggest you look into their offered webinars. Both provide great content along with resources and worksheets to help guide you to being a better therapist:

(Don't forget to use promo code otschoolhouse20 to get 20% off your order before 12/31/18)

This is THE book. Lauren and Claire spent a lot of time and energy compiling these 52 activities for you to use with your kids and students. Then they put together a blog post about how you can get all the needed materials to complete all 52 activities for under $50! So, be sure to check out the book on Amazon

The Treehouse Ohio in Bedford, Ohio is a not-for-profit center for developmental play founded by Lauren and Claire. If you would like to learn more about the Treehouse or make a donation, visit

Be sure to subscribe to the OT Schoolhouse email list & get access to our free downloads of Gray-Space paper and the Occupational Profile for school-based OTs.

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