The Magic of Easter Eggs

The Magic of Easter Eggs

By Emily Johnson
Spring has sprung and Easter is right around the corner! As a speech-language pathologist working in the pediatric population, I get super excited when Easter rolls around for one reason: EASTER EGGS. ...
Being Teachable as a Clinician

Being Teachable as a Clinician

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
As someone still heavily involved in the hiring process, I am looking for people who are always learning. In our organization, a new clinician is equally as valued as one with more experience. We learn a lot from our new clinicians (and even our graduate students). ...
10 Ways to Build Rapport with Your Patients and their Families

10 Ways to Build Rapport with Your Patients and their Families

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
As clinicians, we are in the relationship business. We will be more successful in our efforts to help patients meet their goals when we have built a healthy rapport and a trusting relationship with patients and their families. Sometimes we can get so focused on the treatment...
Facts, Myths and Promoting Confidence in Speaking in Your Child

Facts, Myths and Promoting Confidence in Speaking in Your Child

By Emily Johnson
Stuttering is OKAY! ...
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!

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 ...