Category: Child Development

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Exercise and the Brain: How Exercise Can Improve Academic Performance for Your Child

October 20th, 2019

Think a treadmill is only good for your heart and lungs? Think again. Turns out that a mere half hour jogging on one can help a student solve problems up to 10 percent more efficiently. In fact, the more physically active that children and adolescents are, the better they perform academically. Want your child’s literacy scores to double?

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6 Benefits of Chores for Your Special Needs Child

September 11th, 2019

Giving your special needs child some chores to do around the house can be beneficial not only for you as a parent (saving you time), but also for your child. Your physical therapist may even recommend some chores that will help to develop fine motor skills in your child. If you need some additional tips

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How Pediatric Therapy can Benefit Children with Autism

September 3rd, 2019

Working with a pediatric physical therapist can help your child with autism to develop many skills required for daily life. Sometimes referred to as “occupational therapy,” this type of physical therapy focuses on sensory and neuromotor skills to help children become more functional and independent. Children on the autism spectrum face a range of challenges

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