SPRING TIME ACTIVITIES

SPRING TIME ACTIVITIES   Now that the warm weather is finally here it is time for some outside activities!!  As you know, outdoor activities are a great way for children to stay fit as well as release some excess energy.  Here are some gross motor activities that promote strength, motor planning, balance, reaction time and … [Read more…]

Speech and Oral Motor Therapy for Children with Downs Syndrome

Speech and Oral Motor Therapy for Children with Downs Syndrome   Speech and Oral-Motor/Feeding Therapy aim at improving communication skills in the areas of sound and speech production, respiration and proper breath control for a variety of sounds, understanding and using a variety of language concepts, skills for social interaction, management and control of food … [Read more…]

Sensory Sensitive Halloween Strategies for Children

  Sensory Sensitive Halloween Tips for Children For a child with sensory processing challenges, Halloween can be a difficult time.  From wearing a costume that may feel itchy or scratchy, to the scary sights and sounds, to the crowds they may be around over Halloween.  Below are some tips to help make Halloween more enjoyable … [Read more…]