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Self-Regulation for a Child with ADHD

Self-regulation is described as one’s ability to manage and control their behavior, emotions, and attention. This includes using specific skills to monitor, evaluate, and adjust for environmental demands so as to react appropriately. Let’s take a look at the following…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Issues

Occupational & Speech Therapy for Neuro-Divergence

Occupational & Speech Therapy for Neuro-divergence can make a world of a difference. Neuro-divergent children have unique ways of thinking that can make it difficult for them to function in their home, school, or community environment. Neuro-divergence can result from…

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How can occupational therapy help a child with learning disabilities?

How can occupational therapy help a child with learning disabilities? Communication and social interaction are often challenging for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other learning disabilities. Through Occupational Therapy (OT), these challenges can be addressed.  Discover how Occupational…

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How is Occupational Therapy used in school?

Within each classroom in a school environment, there is usually a range of children with mixed abilities. Some children may need extra help in certain areas, some may have disorders and others may need guidance in developing new skills. Occupational…

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How Can Occupational Therapy Be Used With Autism

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a unique way of looking at the world and processing information. They can be passionate about their interests and creative thinkers. However, many children with ASD experience challenges with being independent, managing their…

Categories: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Therapy, Occupational Therapy

Does My Child Need Occupational Therapy?

Like any other attentive parent, do you ever find yourself in a position where you feel overly concerned about your child’s development? Furthermore, do you find yourself comparing your child to others their age and think, Something just doesn’t look…

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Guide to Floortime Therapy

Many parents, caregivers, and teachers wonder how to support a child with special needs, especially if the child has a complex diagnosis such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). One of the increasingly popular methods used is Floortime therapy. The goal…

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The Benefits of Using Private Occupational Therapy

Private occupational therapy is a great opportunity that can truly help your child thrive! While occupational therapists work in a wide range of settings, private practice or clinic-based occupational therapists can help children improve their independence with play, learning, and…

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Where To Find An Occupational Therapist

Parents are often concerned about whether their child is developing at the expected rate. As parents, you know your child best, and if you are concerned that your baby or toddler’s milestones are delayed, we recommend that you consult your pediatrician, who will perform a developmental screening test. This will better inform you regarding your child’s difficulties. If necessary, the pediatrician will refer you for early intervention to a speech, occupational or physical therapist.

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