What contributes to Speech Delays??

WHAT CONTRIBUTES TO SPEECH DELAYS?? I have noticed that most of the children I work with are extremely entertained with handheld screens and devices.  As the numbers of smartphones, tablets, electronic games, and other handheld screens in homes continue to grow, the more I’ve noticed increased screen time for infants before they even begin to … Continue reading “What contributes to Speech Delays??”

Managing Your Child’s Anxiety

Hi I’m Dr. Kathryn Rossbach,  Clinical Psychologist at Children’s Therapy Works I hope you find this information both informative and helpful     Managing Your Child’s Anxiety It seems that anxiety is becoming more common every day and occurring in younger and younger children. Anxiety can happen for many reasons. Your child may be anxious … Continue reading “Managing Your Child’s Anxiety”

Fine Motor Caterpillar Craft

Here’s a quick, easy, and cute craft to help your preschooler develop his or her fine motor and bilateral coordination skills! Here’s what you’ll need: Popsicle stick 3-4 pipe cleaners (different colors) A button with 4 holes Double sided tape or adhesive putty Scissors Steps: Make the body. First, wind each pipe cleaner around the … Continue reading “Fine Motor Caterpillar Craft”

Therapy at Home with your Children

There are many great ways to incorporate therapy into your daily routine at home to reinforce what your child is working on in therapy every week. Below are a few ideas:   Communication – As silly as it may sound, narrate your child’s day. For example, “let’s put on your shoes,” “We’re buttoning your buttons,” … Continue reading “Therapy at Home with your Children”