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Sensory Brushing

Sensory brushing was developed by Patricia Wilbarger, MEd, OTR, CAOTA. Its technical name is the Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique & Oral Tactile Technique. This method invol...

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Sensory Bins

Sensory bins may be one of the most used things around the clinic by all disciplines. They are just so versatile and fun! Most pre-made sets are labeled as being intended for ages 3 and up. They ar...

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Magic Tracks RC

When we say that Magic Tracks RC are a favorite around here, we really mean it! They get requested by both boys and girls. It consists of up to 10 feet of tracks that can be assembled in many shape...

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Pancake Pile-Up

Pancake Pile-Up is a fun, interactive. game that can be played with children ages 4 and up. Here are a few ideas for use at home: Speech & Language: Practice naming the objects in the game, su...

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Picasso Tiles

Picasso Tiles are often requested around the clinic by both boys and girls. You only need a little creativity and imagination to begin to use them (but they also have a little instruction book if c...

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Pop the Pig

Who doesn’t love a good Family Game Night? They are not only fun but can be used to target so many developmental areas, including social skills, sportsmanship, following directions, reasoning, and ...

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Setting Your Child Up For Success In Therapy

Your child will do their best in therapy if they are ready to participate and learn. We have put together a few suggestions for setting your child up for success in therapy. General: Make sure ...

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Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That! by Diane Bahr

Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That! by Diane Bahr is a great resource for parents regarding feeding, breathing, and even speech development. This book was written by a SLP in an easy to read a...

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Spring/Summer Shoe Selection

With warmer weather approaching, we'd like to share some "spring/summer" shoe must-haves! Some things to look for: Flexible sole Closed toe Wide toe box Little to no toe rise Slightly elevat...

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TalkTools Honey Bear

The TalkTools Honey Bear is probably our favorite way to teach straw drinking to the little ones around our clinic.  Straw drinking can be started as earlier as 6 months of age if your child is rea...

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