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Home Activities for Your 4-5 Year Old

The following are several different activities that you could do at home, both inside and outside, for your 4-5 year old kiddo.   View this post on Instagram   That’s why we integrate play into all of our therapies! #abcpediatrictherapy #play #playtherapy #qotd #quotes #pediatrictherapy #therapy A post shared by ABC Pediatric Therapy (@abcpedtherapy) on Mar 29, 2018 at 8:34am...

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Home Activities for Your 2-3 Year Old

The following are several different activities that you can do at home, both inside and outside, for your 2-3 year old kiddo. Inside Activities: « Practicing Stairs – walking upstairs reciprocally (one foot passing the other), progressing from use of one handrail to no handrail. To make it fun, make it into a game with building blocks or with putting...

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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. Wear Schedule – when wearing orthotics for the first time, it is important to...

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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 3-6...

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ABC’s Interactive Screening Tool

What is it? A tool to help parents know what their child should be doing and when.  How does it work? It is simple.  Simply plug in your child’s birthdate.  The gross motor, fine motor, language and sensory tasks that your child should do at that age will pop up.  Answer the questions indicating what your child can and cannot...

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Gift Ideas for Elementary school aged children

The holidays are just around the corner and family and friends will be wondering what to get your child this year. With hours spent at school, popular video games and TV shows, children are sitting more and more. This year consider some of the following ideas to get your child moving and help support their development! Gift ideas for Elementary...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Coming up to the holiday season, many parents have questions about the best toys for their toddlers.  Our day to day routines have evolved to promote children spending time in “containers.” This can be sitting in a car seat, jumpers, activity chairs, long periods in high chairs, etc. While convenient and necessary, it is also important to encourage your child...

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