Every single day, our team of occupational therapists works side by side with parents, concerned family and teachers like you, offering guidance and support for the challenges your child encounters at school, at home and in the community. We
Handwriting for kids can be fun by playing games to hone skills What does dysgraphia mean? What can you do as a parent if your child struggles with handwriting? First, read on and learn more about it. Dysgraphia is
How many things can you do or make with a pipe cleaner? Let’s talk about praxis. In layman’s terms, praxis means “think of something to do, figure out how to do it and then just do it!” Sometimes, that is
5 tips and two approaches to help your child master the skill of shoelace tying. Boots are gone and running shoes are out… so it’s a good time to work on mastering shoelace tying. Occupational therapists often teach children who
Favorite Fine Motor Activities With a few plastic Easter eggs and some tongs you can help your children develop fine motor skills. OK, kids have been known to like these games too! Fine Motor Activities can be fun for children,
Is your child right or left-handed? It doesn’t matter. First give young children opportunity to use and develop both hands. Your child’s handedness means are they right or left handed? Handedness is the ability to perform skilled fine motor movements
Some ideas to entice your child into great creativity Encourage your child to draw anything and everything. I have some strategies to get you going if drawing isn’t on the top of your child’s preferred activity list. First of
Two important questions Occupational Therapists ask Parents about cutting and scissor skills: Are you teaching your child to first hold scissors and then to cut? Is your child’s progress with learning to hold scissors and cut causing you concern?