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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapy centers on supporting children to build fundamental skills to grow confidently into independent adults. Occupational Therapists help children develop the ability to cope with challenges, and to use calming strategies to deal with frustration, defuse anger, and manage impulsivity in order to succeed at individual tasks and collaborative interactions at home, at […]

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How to Make the Rainbow Cloud Craft

This rainbow cloud craft is a great way to practice fine motor skills while having fun! It provides an excellent opportunity to talk to your child or client about colors, clouds and more! The materials are required: Construction paper Glue Ruler Markers A cloud cut out (or you can draw your own). We have included […]

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7 Benefits of Having a Pet in the Family

Having a pet as a family member offers many scientifically backed benefits. Among these perks include emotional, mental, and physical benefits like boosting your mood, lowering stress, and teaching kids serious things like responsibility and love. Below, we’ll go into seven good reasons why your family would benefit by adopting a four-legged friend. 1) Pets […]

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Patient Spotlight: Blake

We are proud to announce that Blake is our patient spotlight of the month. Blake is a high-spirited five-year-old who is absolutely obsessed with sharks and marine life. He is currently working on his fine and gross motor skills. Some of his favorite activities to do with Ms. Gabrielle are to write and to run obstacles in […]

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Speech Therapy: Expectations vs. Reality

Parents who seek information about a speech or language difficulty that their child is having might find that there is a wealth of mistaken or lacking information. For example, you might have read that very young children’s language can’t be helped until age 3. Or that speech therapy is mainly playtime, or that computer programs […]

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Patient Spotlight: Christopher

We are proud to announce that Christopher is our patient spotlight of the month. Christopher always comes into The Sensory Studio with a big smile on his face and is ready to take on any challenges that Ms.Christine has in store for him. Christopher is three years old and is currently working on his speech intelligibility. During […]

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10 Calming Excercises That You Can Practice at Home

Stress and anxiety are something we all deal with at some point in our lives and about different issues. Both parents and children can feel overwhelmed by these feelings and it is important to take practical steps that can help you deal with it effectively. Here are 10 calming exercises you can do at home […]

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The 13 Best Sensory Toys

Stumped on what to get your child this holiday season? Shopping for toys can be a challenge, but when it comes to sensory toys here is what your child will love this year. 1) Sensory Sox If your child loves to experiment with spatial awareness, look no further than the Sensory Sox. This full body “sock” […]

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5 Ways to Incorporate Gratitude into Your Day

More than any other time of year, the holiday season reminds us to be grateful for all the wonderful things we have in our lives. The mindset of being grateful opens the door to appreciation, joy, & positivity. Although we equate the season of giving thanks with the mindset of gratitude, it is a practice […]