OT Approved Christmas Crafts

OT Approved Christmas Crafts

Looking for some Christmas Crafts for little hands that develop fine motor skills and more?  You’ve come to the right place. ...
Preparing for Thanksgiving With the Whole Family

Preparing for Thanksgiving With the Whole Family

Thanksgiving is known for being a time all about family togetherness - but does that always translate into preparing for the holiday? How do you get your kids, of any age, to help prepare for the big meal or having visitors? It can seem like a daunting task when you face it by...
Can't have treats? Here are some Halloween substitutes!

Can't have treats? Here are some Halloween substitutes!

Worried about allergies or dietary restrictions this Halloween? Here are some fun replacement ideas for candy! ...
Tips for Picky Eaters

Tips for Picky Eaters

Do you have a picky eater at your table? Are you struggling to get your little one to try much more than chicken nuggets shaped like dinosaurs? As parents, we’ve all struggled at one point or another to get our little one to try something new. They either don’t like the look...
Does Your Child Have a Speech Problem?

Does Your Child Have a Speech Problem?

It can be hard to identify whether your little one is just a bit of a late talker, says a few words in a cute and funny way, or has a need that may need assessed by a speech language pathologist (SLP). Language disorders can affect vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, complexity...
Transitioning Your Kids During a Big Move

Transitioning Your Kids During a Big Move

Moving from one home to another can be a big, scary challenge for a child. Whether you are moving across the same town that they’ve always lived in or taking them across the country, there will be a lot of changes that your little ones have to prepare for. Here are a few things...
Apps to Encourage Physical Activity

Apps to Encourage Physical Activity

Recently, we published a blog all about why your children should be active daily. If you're having a little trouble getting your child to participate in all of the physical activity they need daily - maybe turn to something they enjoy, like technology! ...
Online Resources for Physical Therapists

Online Resources for Physical Therapists

It's great to collaborate with co-workers and use your schooling materials to further your education - but sometimes, the greatest resource at your disposal is your laptop (or even your smart phone!) ...
How to Teach Following Directions

How to Teach Following Directions

Believe it or not, we are not born with an innate desire to follow directions. This is a lesson any parent has learned as they’ve tried to get their little one to listen. If your kid is at this age, here are a few tips when you want to teach them how to follow your directions. ...
What Is Cooperative Play?

What Is Cooperative Play?

“Play is the work of childhood.” –Mr. Rogers ...
What is SPD?

What is SPD?

Sensory processing, sometimes called sensory integration, is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. ...
Why Should my Child Stay Active?

Why Should my Child Stay Active?

The Center for Disease Control guidelines state that children and adolescents should do 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. You may be wondering why it is so important for your child to get physical activity every day. ...