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Social Skills

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|

Does your child... Lack at least one or two close mutual friends? Have trouble winning or losing gracefully? Not show empathy when others are hurt or rejected? Act bossy or insist on their own way a lot? Seem to not [...]

Is Your Child A Picky Eater?

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Do any of these statements remind you of your child? “Mia will only eat a certain brand of chicken nuggets!” “Nicholas won’t eat anything green!” “Tracy likes fruit and plain yogurt, but will not eat yogurt with fruit in it!” [...]

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|

So, your child is old enough for kindergarten….but are they ready? This is a big transition for you and your child, and there is more to being ready for kindergarten than simply chronological age. Additionally, it is also not simply [...]

Fight or Flight Response and Sensory Defensiveness

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Activities|

Gravitational Insecurity: Creates Fight or Flight Response and Sensory Defensiveness original source: ilslearningcorner.com This article provides helpful information about gravitational insecurity and how it affects your child’s learning in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Abby waits [...]

Homemade Spiderweb

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We have a giant spiderweb in the clinic that our clients love to play in!  We love to rock, roll and jump in it!  It's a great way to get vestibular input as well as deep pressure.  One crafty client [...]

Holiday Toy Ideas

By | 2016-12-05T17:23:43+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Every year we have parents asking for gift ideas for their sensational kids!  Here is our list for 2016   Fine Motor Melissa and Doug Catch and Count Avalanche Fruit stand Pegboard Mushrooms Crazy Cereal Wood Farm stick stacking game [...]

Easy Indoor Obstacle Course

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

What do you do when your child needs lots of movement and sensory input, but the weather doesn't allow for a playground trip?  An indoor obstacle course!  Your course doesn't have to be complicated or involve lots of equipment.  We [...]

Back to School Anxiety

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Here in St. Louis, kids are just weeks away from going back to school.  And while parents around the metro area are rejoicing, this pre-transition time can cause lots of anxiety in kids.  Using some calming strategies can make this [...]

How to give your child medicine

By | 2017-04-27T11:19:43+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This is a huge deal in our house!  My son takes upwards of 8 medications/supplements a day and it hasn’t always been easy to get them in.  Here are a few tips to help the medicine go down  Make it part [...]

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