Make a schedule – make it visual (even stick figures work!) Set routines – morning, off the bus, after school We all do best when we know what is expected of us and as many of you have probably noticed, children benefit from routine. Using a visual at home –
Ear infections are one of the most prevalent illnesses for children between birth and three years of age. During this early stage in development, children’s ear structures are still maturing, which increases the risk for ear infections. An ear infection can cause fluid to collect and to become infected in
Happy Holidays! Thank you for being such great clients!!! All of us at Miracle Farm Speech Therapy and Kids Therapy Partners consider ourselves blessed to work with you and to have such a rewarding job. We wish you peace this holiday season and hope that you all get a chance
Halloween Obstacle Course: Set up some props such as a witch hat, a pumpkin, a bucket, a plastic spider, and a mask. Spread them around a room or out around the yard. Ask your child/student if they would like an easy, medium, or challenge direction. You can proceed to give
It sure has been a long winter here in New England, and it doesn’t seem like the end is in sight yet. Although building snowmen, enjoying sledding and launching snowball fights can be a lot of fun, it’s difficult to spend much time outside in this frigid New England weather.
The holidays are just around the corner–can you believe it? It’s the time of year when many of the families with whom we work ask for recommendations of toys, games, and creative gifts that are fun for kids, but also help develop motor and/or speech and language skills. In our
The laundry basket is one of my favorite tools to use in therapy. For toddlers (primarily ages 12 mos- 3 years) this is a great technique for helping them stay organized, and therefore able to access their speech and language. Many times when small children present with sensory integrative disorder