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  1. “Don’t put your elbows on the dinner table…”

    May 2, 2017

    Most of us grew up with our parents or grandparents reminding us to keep our elbows off of the dinner table. Although this was a lesson in manners, some children have a hard time refraining from leaning on the table due to difficulty holding themselves up against gravity. Does your child have a hard time […]

  2. Torticollis

    What is Torticollis? Torticollis is an abnormal position of the head and neck. Torticollis is typically caused by tightness or thickening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on one side of the neck. This can be noticed by positioning of the baby’s head in a lateral flexion to one side/head tilt.     What are signs of […]

  3. Why wait?

    April 21, 2017

    Why wait? Trust your mommy gut! I have been an occupational therapist for 14 years. Before I had children I always wondered why parents waited to start therapy with their children. As a therapist, I cannot tell you how many times a parent has said to me- “I wish we hadn’t waited to start therapy”, […]

  4. Occupational Therapy

    April 2, 2017

    April is national occupational therapy awareness month!  Ten years ago, the majority of our referrals were from parents who had concerns with their child’s handwriting.  This rarely happens anymore.  Most of the parents that can come to us today have concerns about the following: Frequent tantrums/meltdowns Always on the go Has difficulty playing with peers […]

  5. Easter Activities

    I love everything Easter stands for!  There are so many great Easter ideas and activities that can be incorporated into your child’s day.  Putting these ideas into action, while focusing on skill development, is a recipe for success!  Here are some fun things we do at our clinic to bring holidays like Easter to life: […]

  6. Meet our Parent Liaison

    May 3, 2016

     We have some exciting news to share with you!  In January, we added a parent liaison to our team.  Our goal was to bring someone on board who can bridge that gap between parents and therapists.  Her focus is to check in with parents and see how things are going,  assist families in obtaining grants […]

  7. Pumpkin Decorating

    October 27, 2015

    Decorating a pumpkin can be a lot of fun!  Pumpkin decorating doesn’t have be elaborate with the use of stencils and fancy tools.  There is no right or wrong way to decorate a pumpkin.  Here are some ways to do it where you can include your child: 1.  Paint it.  Pull out some fingerpaints and […]

  8. Fall Fun

    October 22, 2015

    I don’t know about you, but Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  The leaves are changing, the wind is blowing, and the temperatures are dropping.  Fall is all about change and a fresh start.  This is an amazing time to spend some quality time with your child.  Here is a list […]

  9. Off to a Good Start

    August 3, 2015

    It’s hard to believe we are just a few weeks away to beginning a new school year. Hopefully you have had an opportunity this summer to experience some bonding and joy with your child. With the school year just around the corner, you and your child may be feeling a little anxious about what’s ahead.   […]

  10. Outside Play!

    May 5, 2015

    After a long and cold winter, it’s nice when the weather finally starts to warm up.  Unfortunately, we don’t always know when it will warm up and we may not be prepared for talking our children outside.  The good news is, most children don’t need anything to enjoy some time outside.   Following are some […]

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