What is Motor Skills Therapy for Children?

5 Aug 2021 Media

What is Motor Skills Therapy?

Motor skills can be broadly classified into 2 main spectrums – Fine Motor Skills and Gross Motor Skills. As children grow older, they start to naturally develop the ability to control and coordinate their body movements. Some children, however, may face difficulties in acquiring such motor skills.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children

26 Mar 2021 Media

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) encompasses a range of psychological techniques that help children identify and explore ways to control their emotions, thoughts and actions.

In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about CBT:

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Occupational Therapy for Kids

24 Feb 2021 Media

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy (OT) is a therapeutic treatment designed to help people who struggle with everyday activities. Specifically for kids, Occupational Therapy can help children with cognitive, sensory integration or developmental delays achieve independence in their daily routines. These daily activities include writing, typing, tying shoelaces and zipping a jacket.

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4 Focus Training Tips for Kids

26 Jan 2021 Media

If you are a parent of an child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you should understand how difficult it can be for your child to stay focused on his task at hand. Focus and concentration is like a muscle which must be exercised regularly for improved performance.

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Ways to Support a Therapeutic Listening Program

12 Dec 2019 Media

Therapeutic Listening is an auditory program aimed at supporting individuals who experience challenges with communication, listening, and attention. The child or adult is exposed to filtered music in order to stimulate the nervous system with low and high sounds at different intervals. These help to strengthen communication between the ears and the brain for better processing abilities and stimulation for behavioral and emotional growth.

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A Parent’s Guide to Autism Therapy for Children

5 Dec 2019 Media

If you have recently found out that your child has autism, you are probably unsure and unprepared about how to best help your child.

Having an Autism spectrum disorder has an impact on the way your child socializes, behaves and interacts. Although some parents notice their child is in the spectrum early, others take years to realize their children are autistic because of the wide range of symptoms that are sometimes only seen as a developmental delay.

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Reading Programs for Kids: Nurturing an Avid Reader

27 Nov 2019 Media

Are you looking for a reading program for your child, but you are not sure where to start? What kind of program does your child need? Are some more effective than others? How to tell which is the best for your child? These could be some of the questions that have crossed your mind as a parent with a growing child.

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Developing Your Child’s 7 Senses with Sensory Integration

21 Nov 2019 Media

Sensory integration is a process by which the brain receives information through sensory input, organizes it and uses it for everyday activities. Some of these sensory inputs include sight, smell, hearing, movement, taste and others.  Sensory processing provides a crucial foundation for later, more complex learning and behavior in children. It is also known as motor skills development, part of the developmental markers for babies and children when they go for pediatric checkups.

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