Ideas for Brown Bear, Brown Bear

  Model language for your child -Read with the rhythm of the book -Leave out words and have the children fill in words (after multiple repetitions) “Green frog, green frog. What do you ______? I see a blue _____. Looking at me.” Pause for a few seconds then fill in the words: “HORSE” -Read and…

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Treadmill Training

A few facts with Treadmill Training at ABC Pediatric Therapy -Appropriate in our ABC setting for Delayed Walkers with no neurological or medical diagnosis such as Cerebral Palsy or Down Syndrome – Performed for 15 minutes total of a session with a rest break as needed – Performed 1-2x/week for total of 6 weeks or…

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Don’t be a Bully

In a world full of horses, don’t be afraid to be a unicorn According to stopbullying.gov, around 49% of kids grade 4-12 admit to having experienced bullying at school at least once in the month preceding the survey.1 Bullying can happen to anyone, although youth with special needs are at increased risk for bullying.1 This…

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Sensory Creatures with Sensory Diet needs

As parents we are conscious of our child’s sensory system likes and dislikes and often cater to them without even realizing. We rock them as a baby which is meeting their “vestibular need” or hug them when they are tired which provides input to their “proprioceptive” system that helps them to calm. What we are…

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Sensory/Calming Bottles

Sensory Bottles What a fun and easy activity to do in your home with your child! Calming bottles are great for sensory play and to calm an anxious child. What you will need:  A clear bottle with lid  food coloring  items you want to put in your bottle (beads, glitter, Legos) You decide!  water  baby…

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