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  1. Establishing Healthy Sleep Habits

    February 12, 2018

    Sleep is essential for growth and development, as well as overall health. High quality sleep ensures that children are ready to play and participate in everyday activities at home and school. For some children, it can be difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. Establishing a consistent and healthy bedtime routine will enable better quality […]

  2. Holiday Speech & Language Toy Guide (3-6 year-olds)

    December 5, 2017

    With the holidays quickly approaching, you might be in search of some family-friendly games that your child will love that will also double as enhancements to their speech and language skills. Below is a list of toys recommended by speech-language pathologists that you can use with your child to enhance their speech and language skills […]

  3. Holiday Speech & Language Toy Guide (Birth – 3 years)

    With the holidays quickly approaching, you might be in search of some family-friendly games that your child will love that will also double as enhancements to their speech and language skills. Below is a list of toys recommended by speech-language pathologists that you can use with your child to enhance their speech and language skills […]

  4. “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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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”, […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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: […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

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