In-home Therapy, Motor Skills at Home   •   July 22, 2020

Working on Visual Motor Development Using Fun Games with Pediatric Therapy at Home

Visual motor development is very important at a young age because it is the foundation of teaching children shapes, letter formation, and number formation. When children can imitate with their hands what they are seeing with their eyes, this is a sign of mature visual motor skills. For example, if you build a single tower […]

In-home Therapy, Pediatric Physical Therapy   •   July 10, 2020

Working on Balance During Pediatric Physical Therapy In Home By: Meagan Corriveau, PT, DPT

Is your child working on balance in therapy? Balance is a skill that we focus on in physical therapy from early walking through grade school. You need balance to take your first steps, and you also need balance to succeed during PE class and recess. Balance requires strength, coordination and proprioception–the knowledge of where your […]

In-home Therapy   •   May 14, 2020

Developing Segregation Skills and Vocabulary With In Home Pediatric Therapy

Describing is being able to explain that a banana is a yellow, long fruit that can be peeled, cut, and eaten. Categorization is being able to group things together in multiple ways. It’s saying that bananas, apples, and cherries are fruits or a banana, a pineapple, and a lemon are all things that are yellow, […]

In-home Therapy   •   April 8, 2020

Improving Balance in Toddlers

Balance is the sense of maintaining an appropriate body posture during a static or dynamic activity. Static balance is in which a person maintains a controlled body posture while standing so as not to fall, while dynamic balance relates to riding a bicycle or simply walking. In toddlers, self regulation and sensory processing are two […]