How can I help my child navigate the world of competition with greater understanding and more fun?
Q: How can I help my child navigate the world of competition with greater understanding and more fun? A: With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games coming to an end and the 2018 Paralympics set to begin in PyeongChang from March … Continued
Juicy in 2018!
Image from https://juicing-for-health.com/ Did you know that freshly extracted fruit and vegetable juices “flood your body with a river of goodness”, providing your body with a dense concentration of the nutrients it needs? Have you ever tried to get your kids … Continued
There’s Something About the Beginning of a New Year
Resolutions? You bet. Within our Pediatric Therapeutics community, our therapists and staff are, for the most part, resolution setters who made commitments to themselves at the beginning of 2017 that, a year later, have been integrated into the rhythms of … Continued
The Importance of Sensory Awareness
The processing of sensory information is something we all do. Sensory processing is the means by which we receive, interpret, organize and use the stimulation that activates our eight senses – hearing, sense of position/movement (vestibular), sense of body part … Continued
A Note from Griffen…
Earlier this month Griffen’s parents were checking his work for school (explain and relate to an assigned precept) and what they found sent them “over the moon”… It did the same for us, and we can only imagine what his … Continued
Getting Back into the Swing of Things with School-Year Resolutions
The morning air is crisp. Pencils are sharpened. Folders and papers are smooth and organized. And just like new shoes have a little room to grow, so do our lives in this back-to-school season. It’s time for a fresh start, … Continued
The IEP Process Must Involve Parents!!!
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA 2004) mandates that every child identified as having a disability and in need of special education services be provided an Individualized Education Program or IEP. Parents must be in included in the … Continued
Anticipation & Anticipatory Behavior
Let’s face it: even though our presence in the moment seems to be encouraged nowadays more than ever, “the brain is all about anticipation and prediction”, as neuroscientist Josef Rauschecker, PhD has reminded us. (Rauschecker, 2009) From infancy we’ve been … Continued
What We’re Reading: Summertime, Any Time
Pleasure, professional and current events reading, and the books our own children are reading – Pediatric Therapeutics readers do it all; everybody who works at Pediatric Therapeutics reads books, professional journals, and articles related to selected interests. Almost everybody reads … Continued