Monthly Archives: August 2015

  • How is Your Child’s Fine Motor Skills Developing?

    Fine motor skill is the coordination of small muscle movements, which occur in body parts such as the fingers, usually in coordination with the eyes. With motor skills of hands and fingers, the term dexterity is commonly used. Humans have a high level of manual dexterity that develops as we grow through the development and use of the […]

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  • How pediatric occupational therapy can benefit children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The American Occupational Therapy Association defines Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) as, “a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.” There are three types of disorders typically included within the Autism spectrum: Autistic Disorder (also called “classic” autism): This is what most people think of when hearing the word “autism.” People with autistic […]

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