How Do You Measure Progress?

What is Progress? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines progress as forward movement.   I love this! I want to challenge you to always be sure your child is moving forward!  To do this you have to define for yourself (and your child) “what is progress?”....

Stuttering – How Can I Help My Child?

When is it “appropriate” Many young children go through periods of times where their speech is “disfluent”, or bumpy-sounding.   These bumpy periods often occur during “language explosions” when children are rapidly learning new words and grammatical structures.  Your...

Insurance Made Easy

Breaking Through The Financial Barriers ABC is passionate about making sure that finances are not a barrier for your child to receive the services that they need and deserve. What does ABC do to make understanding insurance benefits easy? An ABC staff member will call...

Back To School Tips from Q102’s Jenn Jordan

The beginning of the year school picnic is this week and Jakob couldn’t be more excited. Last night, he got out all his back to school paperwork, including his list of school supplies. He’s on my case a bit to go shopping and get everything purchased,...

Trouble With Changes In Routine?

Many people have difficulty and can feel anxious with changes in routine but especially children.   Children thrive on routine and knowing what expectations are so when the routine is off, it can throw our children for a loop.  Some common triggers include: going to...

What to Expect on Your First Day at ABC Pediatric Therapy!

Evaluation Step 1: At your first appointment at ABC Pediatric Therapy, you will first meet your therapist in the waiting room.  The therapist will bring you back into a small room or an area in the gym to begin your evaluation. Your evaluation will begin with your...

Toe Walking – Why Does My Child Do That?

Learning to walk is a fun and exciting time for new parents and young children. Children typically begin to walk independently around 12 months of age and require a lot of practice, trial and error, falling and getting back up. Kids do not have a normal, adult-like...