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Play to Learn: Child Play Therapy with Food Canisters

26 / January

Imagine walking into your kitchen while your kiddo is eating. You find food in their hair, on their face, on the wall, the chair, the floor, and – well, you…

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15 Tips for Teaching Child Dressing Skills

11 / January

We all know that getting children dressed in the morning can sometimes be a time-consuming task that seems to never get easier. Kiddos love to wiggle and move, so staying…

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Play to Learn: Bathtub Pediatric Play Therapy Activities

19 / November

As a parent, it can be daunting to think of play therapy activities to help your little one develop properly as they grow through the years. It can be tempting…

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Serial Casting: A Milestone Therapy Parent’s Perspective!

2 / November

To give you another angle to consider, we decided to get one of our mom’s experiences with serial casting for her toddler. Sophia:  What did you know about serial casting…

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Play to Learn, Learn to Play: An Introduction to Child Development Toys

6 / October

As pediatric developmental therapy specialists, we are often asked, “What toys should I get to help my child develop?” It’s a great question, and one we love to hear because…

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The Power Of Augmentative and Alternative Communication In Pediatric Speech Therapy

16 / September

Is your child having a hard time learning how to talk and use language? Are they acting out because they can’t express themselves? Maybe they are simply frustrated with no…

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Idiopathic Toe Walking

31 / August

What is Idiopathic Toe Walking? Idiopathic toe walking is when kids walk on their “tippy toes,” without touching the ground with their heels. The term “idiopathic” simply means that this…

Fun Ways to Use an Exercise Ball

22 / July

Did you know there are some fun activities to do on an exercise ball for you and your child? These activities help build your child’s core, shoulder stability, and make…

Tips to Teach Your Kid to Walk

15 / July

Is your child cruising along the couch and tables and already trying to walk? Are you running out of ideas to help teach them how to get over the proverbial…

Teletherapy Q&A: We offer answers to your questions

22 / July

Over the past few months, we’ve received a number of questions about the best ways to perform teletherapy. We asked our therapists how teletherapy has been going with the families…

Introduction to Teletherapy: How Effective Is It?

2 / July

Milestone has been hard at work integrating teletherapy in order to continue providing children it serves with physical, occupational, speech and developmental therapy, as well as ABA interventions. These changes…

Navigating teletherapy: What is it and how does it work?

24 / June

During these unprecedented times, teletherapy provides the opportunity to continue to work together. It is safe, effective way to administer services vital for the growth and development of our kiddos….

A Parent’s Guide to Torticollis in Newborns

16 / May

The medical term “torticollis” means “wry neck,” and is used to describe a baby that does not hold and move their head equally to the left and right sides. With…

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I spy… fun and easy pediatric speech therapy activities

13 / August

When it comes to pediatric speech therapy activities to target speech and language skill development at home, it may be difficult to develop tangible activities. Occupational therapy and physical therapy…

Car Seat Safety

12 / July

There are many considerations when providing the best care for your baby. We think constantly of how we can help our babies learn, grow, and explore. From what toys to…

Toys Should Be FUN!

11 / April

Spring and Summer birthdays are coming fast, which means that parents will soon be asking pediatric therapists, “What toys are best for my child?” Before discussing the value of play,…