Language therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy   •   September 15, 2021

The 3 Things To Expect At A Speech & Motor Screening

One of the first times we meet a lot of our wonderful kiddos is at their initial speech and/or motor screening. For families who are new to the world of pediatric therapy, this initial assessment probably comes with a lot of questions.   These quick and easy screenings give our therapists a snapshot of where your […]

Physical Therapy, Motor Skills at Home   •   June 23, 2021

Summer Play Series: 10 PT Supportive Summer Activities

Warmer temps and the longer days of summer provide the perfect backdrop for getting out and getting moving! When we work toward our PT goals we look at using big movement to strengthen the large muscles and build gross motor skills. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of easy-to-do summer activities that will keep those kiddos moving […]

Physical Therapy   •   September 22, 2020

Balancing is the core of motor skills

The longer I am a physical therapist, the more I find these overarching themes in PT treatment. One thing that I find again and again is that balance is key in attaining all gross motor milestones. You need better balance to learn to walk, run, climb, ride a bike…the list goes on.  Balance is typically […]

Physical Therapy   •   August 24, 2020

Fun With Blocks During Physical Therapy

As a parent, one activity that I’m always up for is building with blocks. It’s also an activity that I frequently turn to for in-home therapy sessions. When my oldest was a baby we were given a big bag of Megablocks, and we are still using them today, even as she enters kindergarten. I love […]