Great Apps for Late Talkers

Great Apps for Late Talkers

By Jan Ferguson
When I’m looking for great apps for late talkers, I have three criteria: picture quality (real pictures are better than cartoon images for learning), sound/music, and simplicity. The app store can be overwhelming with all the great options that you have right there at your...
Living With a Brother or Sister With Special Needs

Living With a Brother or Sister With Special Needs

By Tara Smith
Being a parent of a child with special needs can be hard. Not only do you have the expectations of typical everyday life, but you also have to throw in therapies, doctor's visits, and any number of other specialized services. This makes life tough for any parent of a child with...
How to Prepare for Your First Visit With Us

How to Prepare for Your First Visit With Us

By Hannah Wells
Whether it is or isn't your first time visiting a therapy clinic, we know there will be a lot of questions and you may feel uncertain. Here are some things you can do before hand to be prepared to meet us for the first time: ...
5 Things I Wish I'd Known as a New OT

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

By Adair Morse
Although I love being an pediatric occupational therapist, I can remember the nerve-racking first day of walking on to my first job as an OT. There is definitely a learning curve for learning the ropes of the OT profession. Here are my top five things I’d wish I had known as a...
How to Encourage Your Child to Talk

How to Encourage Your Child to Talk

By Fran Battles
No matter how your child is developing, here are a few things all parents can do to encourage those little ones to start chatting away! ...
5 Supports for a Wobbly Sitter

5 Supports for a Wobbly Sitter

By Hannah Wells
If your child is starting to attempt to sit by himself, you will quickly learn that he is wobbly and will often topple over. Here are a few different options that will provide some support to your child as he is learning to sit by himself. ...
Picking Your Parenting Battles

Picking Your Parenting Battles

By Ginger Geldreich Jones
I once heard that sometimes, the best way to win the battle is not to fight it at all. Nowhere is this more applicable than when it comes to raising children. Behavior management with children is a constant challenge of figuring out what will work best to remediate behaviors you...
Respite Care Resources

Respite Care Resources

By April Wheeler
Respite Care… It’s Essential! ...
Sensory Strategies to Help Kids Pay Attention

Sensory Strategies to Help Kids Pay Attention

By Cassie Swihart
All of the following activities provide a form of sensory input to the child that increases body awareness, regulates the body, and increases attention and focus: ...
Creative Handwriting Tips

Creative Handwriting Tips

By Kasey Carpenter
Does your child rush through handwriting? Is their handwriting messy and illegible? Does your child tire easily when writing? If so, follow these few simple steps to improve your child’s handwriting. ...
Teaching Your Kids About Empathy

Teaching Your Kids About Empathy

By Tara Smith
Empathy, or being able to distinguish someone else's feelings from your own, is a hard skill even for some adults. It can be especially hard for kiddos, and even harder for kiddos with special needs or learning differences. Here are 4 easy ways to teach your children about...
Tips for a Successful Haircut

Tips for a Successful Haircut

By Cassie Swihart
Is hair cutting hard for your tot? ...