Why Get Help Now For Sensory Concerns?

Sensory Integration is our ability to take in information from our senses and organize it so we can function in our world. Sensory Integration Skills develop throughout our growing years and involve our ability to touch, taste, smell, feel movement, hear, and have an...

Why Get Help Now For Gross Motor Concerns?

Gross Motor Skills are the large movement skills our body develops throughout our growing years. These include rolling, sitting, crawling, walking, jumping, riding bikes, and climbing. Proper development of gross motor skills requires strength, balance, postural...

Why Get Help Now For Fine Motor Concerns?

Fine Motor Skills are the small movement skills of our hands, fingers, and wrists that develop throughout our growing years.   These include writing, cutting, keyboarding, eating, holding small items, buttoning, and turning pages.   Proper development of fine motor...

Why Get Help Now For Speech and Language Concerns?

Speech Skills involve our ability to communicate our wants and needs to others.  In order to communicate, we need to say the correct words, with the correct sounds, as well as understand what others are saying to us.  Our speech skills are very closely related to our...

Tips To Help Your Child With Back To School Transitions

Back to school can be a challenging time for some children.  It can also be a challenging time for some parents too. Here are some tips that might help both you and your child return to the classroom stress free. Tips for the parent: Children pick up on your cues.  Be...

Ready, Set, Swim!

How can swimming help my child? Swimming is a great way to build confidence in your child.  This very social activity allows children to fit in with their peer group.  It also promotes lifelong safety when participating in water sports such as boating, water skiing,...

Raising a Confident Child

Raising a confident child is the goal of every parent.  Confidence often trumps intelligence as being sure of yourself can take your far in life and mask what is lacking in intellect. Instilling confidence starts at an early age. When your child is an infant, allow...

Developmental Tips For Parents – Helping You Help Your Child

Infant Developmental Tips: *Limit the use of positioning devices such as swings and bouncers.  Too much time in these devices can lead to a mishappen head and delays in development.  Place your infant on their tummy to play several times throughout the day.   Avoid...

8 Tips to Improve Handwriting for Children

Here are some great tips to help improve your child’s handwriting: 1. Use a finger to space out your words if you are having difficulty with word spacing. 2. Participate in hand strengthening activities to increase hand strength and endurance.  Some ideas of hand...

Importance of Handwriting

Why Can’t My Child Do It? It’s Just Handwriting!   Children become very good hand writers by developing muscle strength, problem solving skills and eye hand coordination.  A child who does not have the necessary skills that are developed...