First Time Orthotics

Orthotics are used for many different reasons, and can help kiddos achieve their goals. However, most parents do not know what to expect when getting orthotics for the first time. Here you will find some information that is good to know for first time orthotic users....

Tummy Time Tips and Tricks

Look what I can do! At 0-3 months old, I will be able to start holding my head up when placed on my tummy.  At first, I will be looking straight down, but with practice, I will be able to lift it even higher.  Make sure my arms are under me so I learn to push up. At...

Torticollis – What is it and how can I help my child?

What is torticollis?   You may have noticed that your baby may prefer to look towards one side, they have difficulty turning their head towards one side, they may keep their head tipped towards a side or maybe they have a flat spot on the back or side of the head. If...

Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy Almost ANY land exercise can be performed in the water, if creative enough! Aquatic therapy is combining the therapeutic properties of water with traditional therapy techniques to achieve a greater functional level in gross motor and/or fine motor...

Why does my child need orthotics?

There are many reasons why a child may benefit from orthotic intervention at all different ages, with and without a medical diagnosis. The use of orthotics can vary from child to child, however, the main goal is to provide stability while promoting functional ability....

How Autism is a Gift by Jenn Jordan, Q102 Radio Host

What do I want everyone to know about autism?  Well, a lot.  But there is one idea that I think if we could all understand and practice, we could change the world. Autism is an incredible gift. Yes, it’s hard.  It’s overwhelming and frustrating and scary and sad. ...

Dressing Skills As You Grow

For a child, getting themselves dressed is a big accomplishment and can boost their self-esteem. There are many skills that are needed to get dressed including fine and gross motor skills, bilateral integration (the ability to use both sides of your body together with...

Keeping Your Child Busy During The Winter Months

Winter time can be difficult for kids and parents, especially kids with higher sensory needs. Being stuck inside more means less time outside and fewer options for movement activities. Here are some ideas to get your kids moving and to keep them busy during those long...