Category: Child Development

physical therapy

5 Things NOT to do When Your Child Has a Tantrum

March 20th, 2020

Our physical therapy team is no stranger to childhood meltdowns and knows that two of the most-feared words any parent can hear are “toddler tantrum.” Whether you’re teaching your kids about sharing or they are struggling to keep a positive attitude at their physical therapy appointment, a full-blown tantrum can leave you both feeling worn

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Father and son in the gym. Father and son spend time together and lead a healthy lifestyle.

Core Strengthening Tricks to Do With Your Kid Today

December 20th, 2019

When parents come home with a newborn, the importance of “tummy time” comes up repeatedly. Colorful toys promise endless hours of tummy time enjoyment for your little one. Yet if you’re like many parents, the reality looks more like this: Place Baby on the floor on his tummy; listen to him scream; shake toys in front

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4 Reasons to Play Outside With Your Special Needs Child

December 13th, 2019

Children with special needs are still children above all else. That means they savor the breeze blowing in their hair, the vivid colors of nature splashing in their eyes, and the textures of dirt and sand under their fingertips. While outdoor play brings challenges for some children, the necessity for it cannot be overstated. The

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