My Child Bolts or Runs Away From Me: What Do I Do?

My Child Bolts or Runs Away From Me: What Do I Do?

Elopement is the clinical term for the behavior of running away, leaving a designated building or area, or wandering without caregiver supervision. To some extent, all children are prone to elopement at one time or another, but if it happens on a regular basis it can become a...
7 Ways to Help Students with ADHD Concentrate

7 Ways to Help Students with ADHD Concentrate

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
What can I do for my students with ADHD? ...
Should Your Child Get a Fidget Spinner?

Should Your Child Get a Fidget Spinner?

By Cassie Swihart
Short Answer: The fidget spinner used as a toy, definitely.  Toys are appropriate for everyone! ...
Beach Sensory Prep for Summer Fun

Beach Sensory Prep for Summer Fun

By Cassie Swihart
Taking your kids with sensory issues to the beach can be an ordeal. Here are a few things you can try at home prior to your trip to make it easier on them! ...
Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
Can you believe it's summer time already? Here are some of our favorite safety tips for this time of year! ...
You Should be Playing Boardgames with Your Kids

You Should be Playing Boardgames with Your Kids

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
There’s no doubt that when kids (or adults) today think of playing games, they’re thinking on a phone, tablet or computer. Bringing out a board game is like traveling to a foreign country – and there are a lot of reasons for you to take the trip. ...
The Magic of 'No'

The Magic of 'No'

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
Every parent knows that saying no to your children is usually picking a battle. It can mean arguing, and crying, and creating a lot more work for yourself as a parent, than if you could just gave in and give your kiddos what they want. However, immediately saying yes isn’t...
Fine Motor Activities for Ages 0-2

Fine Motor Activities for Ages 0-2

By Megan Treadway
So you want to develop your little one’s fine motor skills? What exactly is “fine motor?” ...
Tips for Story Time

Tips for Story Time

By Beth Horton
Story time may seem like a breeze - but as an SLP, I can give you some ways to make sure that your child (and you!) are getting the most out of this time! ...
5 Things I Wish I'd Known as a New PT

5 Things I Wish I'd Known as a New PT

By Karen McBrayer
Starting out on your new career is exciting and sometimes overwhelming.  During my career so far, I have had the pleasure of working in three different settings, and have learned a lot through experience along the way.  Here are my top 5 tips for new graduates:       ...
Why is Messy Play Important?

Why is Messy Play Important?

By Cassie Swihart
Messy play is a fun, exploratory way to provide your child with engaging sensory experiences. ...
Exercises to Help Your Child With Speech Delay

Exercises to Help Your Child With Speech Delay

By Rachel Hinson
Bringing your child to Speech Therapy and actively participating is wonderful - but what can you be doing at home if your little one has a speech delay? Here are a few things to try: ...