PT Gift Guide

PT Gift Guide

Do you ever have trouble getting your kids to complete their physical therapy exercises at home? With Christmas right around the corner here is a list with some great games that will distract your child all while completing physical activities to improve motor delay and...
It's All Greek to Me

It's All Greek to Me

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
You may be new to this world of special needs, therapy, clinics, therapy providers, and school programming. It is overwhelming to learn all the new terms and acronyms that are now a part of your life. Here is a quick reference list for some terms you may be unfamiliar with. ...
4 Fab Fall Activities

4 Fab Fall Activities

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
It is finally Fall and what better way to start celebrating than breaking out the Fall crafts with your kids! Making crafts is a wonderful way to help your children be creative and can also reinforce developmental skills such as coloring and cutting and early school skills. ...
Happy Physical Therapy Month!

Happy Physical Therapy Month!

By Hannah Wells
This month PT Professionals are focused on informing the nation about the risks of opioid use and why physical therapy is a safe alternative for managing pain. Although opioids are appropriate for some situations, in the adult population we know that opiates are largely...
Volunteering as a Family

Volunteering as a Family

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
Every good parent wants to raise a child who grows up to be giving, charitable and conscious of the needs of others. A child who is charitable is so much more than that; they’re compassionate, kind, caring and thoughtful. When, and how, do we start teaching our children these...
Tips: Eating Out With Your Children

Tips: Eating Out With Your Children

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
I am sure that every parent remembers the moment where it dawned on him or her that going out to eat was no longer something that seemed like a treat. For me, it was when my son was about 8 months old and while I was talking to a girlfriend over brunch, he managed to stuff eight...
How To: Transition Back to School

How To: Transition Back to School

By Rachel Hinson
Back to school season can be both exciting and overwhelming for your child. Here are some ideas on how you can make their transition back to school a little more smooth: ...
Importance of Visual Perceptual Skills

Importance of Visual Perceptual Skills

By Hart Wagner
The Importance of Visual Perceptual Skills and How Your OT Can Help ...
5 Tips for Bedtime

5 Tips for Bedtime

Bedtime Strategies ...
My Journey as an SLP and Mom

My Journey as an SLP and Mom

My journey into graduate school began when my youngest child was only five weeks old. My life consisted of clinical rounds and studying until the wee hours of the morning all while taking care of my three children. Needless to say, my life was chaotic and busy. Little did I...
4 Main Functions of Behavior

4 Main Functions of Behavior

Here is a scenario parents may be familiar with. Brian is in the car with his mom, and he starts to have a tantrum. Mom begins by giving him a snack, a toy, and drink to figure out what he wants. Once Brian gets a drink he and he stops the tantrum. Why was Brian having a...
Top 5 Mistakes You Are Making When You Are Feeding Your Kids

Top 5 Mistakes You Are Making When You Are Feeding Your Kids

Please Note: Many children are picky. Only a tiny percentage of children have medical or behaviorally-based feeding issues that require targeted interventions. This post is primarily focused on children who have general feeding difficulties and not those with issues severe...