Category Archives: Tips for children

  • How Good Nutrition Can Manage Your Child’s ADHD

    There is no “miracle” cure for ADHD, but giving your child a well-balanced, nutritious diet goes a long toward helping him improve his focus and curb behavior problems. Just as most kids’ behaviors are impacted by food choices, a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder becomes more patient and less impulsive when eating more of […]

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  • 5 Benefits of Chores for Your Special Needs Child

    When the dishes have piled up, the windows feature fingertip art, the floors have several days’ worth of grime, and you haven’t found time to fill the dog bowl, who can you call on to help? Your children!   Sure, doing it yourself is probably easier, quicker, and more to your liking. However, children of […]

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  • Sending a Child with Autism Back to School

    Autism spectrum conditions show a wide range of symptoms and severity in their presentation, but common aspects are developmentally poor motor skills, difficulties coping with change and labored social interaction. Direct and consistent behavioral therapy, both physical and social, is extremely important in helping children overcome the challenges presented by their autism spectrum condition. Earlier […]

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  • 10 Playful, Physical Outdoor Activities for Kids

    Getting outside and playing is a critical part of development for children. We all need physical activity, but for children, it is especially important for physical and mental development. Here are some tips on fun activities you can do with your children to encourage physical and mental development:   Play a backyard game These are […]

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  • What Are The Best Toys For Small Children?

      Children learn through active exploration and play. The right toys can facilitate your child’s learning and development in ways that are fun and motivating. When considering the right toy for your child, think about the skills that challenge him and choose fun options that will also help develop those skills. Does your child need […]

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  • Reading tips for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Whether your child has mild or severe Autism Spectrum Disorder, making reading a fun activity can help your child’s learning and social skills. Reading books together is a great way to connect with your child and engage them, developing their language and listening skills.  Infants and toddlers Improve your child’s love of books Having ASD […]

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  • Tips for helping children cope with visitors and visiting others

    Do you sometimes feel sluggish, tired, achy, sore or have low energy? It could be that you are suffering from some basic physical problems. If you sit still for long hours in your car, at your job or at home watching TV, you could be hurting your body over time. Without frequent movement, your muscles […]

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  • Summer Fun Activities for Children With Special Needs

    Summer time can be a challenging time for children with special needs, but it doesn’t mean it can’t be fun! Here are some refreshing ideas to make your child’s summertime more fun and interactive! Garden Water Park Create a fun time in the backyard with a simple garden hose and sprinkler. Sit your child in […]

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  • Is Your Child Getting Enough Tummy Time?

    Babies spend lots of time on their backs. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends placing babies on their backs to sleep to help reduce the chances of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Also, many parents love nothing more than to lay their little ones down on their backs during play time, so they can enjoy […]

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  • Helping Your Child with Special Needs

    Your child’s needs extend throughout the whole family and it can be, at times very stressful for the entire family when a child is struggling. However, it doesn’t have to be, especially when you have the right support and experts to go to. Our therapists understand the importance of considering the entire family dynamic when […]

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