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3 Ways Occupational Therapy Can Help Your Child’s Motor Skills

 If you are asking yourself why would a child need occupational therapy, it's time to consider what an occupational therapist does. Your child may be struggling to meet development milestones. When your child has poor fine motor skills, an...

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What You Need to Know About Sensory Processing Disorder in Toddlers & Children

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) was originally associated with autism. In fact, for many years it was considered a “symptom” of Autism until a breakthrough study conducted in 2013 found that there was a biological basis to the study...

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What is the Proper Pencil Grip Development for Children?

Why is correct pencil grip important? The simple answer is because incorrect grip can negatively affect joint health and hinder the legibility and speed of one’s writing. It is imperative to ensure that your child has the proper pencil grip as...

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Finding Out If Your Child Needs Occupational Therapy And How It Can Help

Buttoning a jacket, tying a shoe, tolerating noisy crowds – it is easy to take these skills for granted. But for many children, learning these tasks is challenging. Occupational therapists specialize in helping children with and without...

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Occupational Therapy for Children with ADHD/Learning Disorders

 When your child is diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a therapy assessment can provide you with exercises and activities to improve attention that you are looking for. An occupational therapist will use ADHD...

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Hypotonia in Children: This is What You Need to Know About Low Muscle Tone

Hypotonia is a decrease in muscle tone that can manifest in a variety of ways. Children who struggle to hold up their head, have language issues, or don’t have good motor control can be diagnosed with hypotonia which may be the culprit of all...

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Everything You Need to Know About How To Stop Toe Walking

Toe walking occurs for a number of reasons. There are multiple options available for correction, including braces for toe walking. However, if you’re looking for how to stop toe walking completely, therapies can be helpful in easing the process...

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