For Parents and Educators

What can a kid learn at the grocery store?

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Open and closed, big and small, fast and slow, full and empty – these are all basic concepts that we try to teach our children early on in life. Basic concepts help children learn about and understand the environment. By being able to understand basic concepts, a child will then have the ability to follow

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Head out to the pool – stimulate those senses!

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Children love the pool, and swimming is a great activity for the whole family. Aside from a good time, there are many benefits that can help a child’s development; swimming promotes the development of sensory integration and motor development. Sensory Integration: We are always taking in information. In a research article, a mother of a

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Why Postural Control is Important?

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Have you noticed that some children tend to slouch in their chairs and easily fatigue while doing activities seated at a desk? If so, you are likely looking at a child who has poor core strength, which affects his/her ability to maintain postural control. Postural control refers to a child’s ability to assume and maintain

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Bath Time Fun!

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Summer is a great time to work on gross motor skills as kids take advantage of the warm weather and run, swim, ride their bikes, and climb on the playground outside.  Very often, kids are very busy actively engaging in various activities throughout the day that build their core and upper body strength. However, it

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OT Developmental Milestones of Children 2-5 Years Old

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In a previous post, Children Achieving Success: a look into pediatric occupational therapy, we mentioned the importance of understanding the developmental milestones that children should reach at any given age. With this knowledge a parent or teacher can ensure that each child is reaching these goals, and if not they will know to reach out

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