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Sensory Processing & Learning
January 29, 2019

by Kay E. Born, OTR/L, SIPT, BCN As parents we all want the best for our children. We want them to develop into happy, healthy well-behaved and well-adjusted individuals. It is important then to understand how children learn. We are born with billions neurons, but very few connections between them. The connections are the way […]

How Do I Choose A Therapist For My Child?
January 11, 2019

As a parent of a child with special needs and an Occupational Therapist, I know that one of the most important and difficult decisions we are asked to make is choosing a therapist for our child. It can be any type of therapist: occupational, speech, physical, psychologist, psychiatrist, counselor, etc. It isn’t easy to determine […]

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I Have The Autism Diagnosis, Now What?
January 11, 2019

Having had a therapy clinic for over 10 years, I have had the priviledge of working with many families that have gone through the process of receiving a diagnosis and deciding what interventions will benefit their children the most. Often times a diagnosis will be the first step into a world that can be confusing […]

Play Partners to Begin in January!
December 20, 2018

Play Partners is a social group that has been in existence at Pediatric Therapy Partners for 12 years, and is designed to develop social and play skills in a small group setting. We use art, music, movement and sensory strategies to engage the students in a motivating way. It was designed in response to parent […]