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Sensory Strategies for Sleep

We all know how a good (or bad) night of sleep can make or break everything we do the next day – and even for days to come. Sleep allows our brains and bodies a chance to recharge and to

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The Importance of Play

When assessing a child who has a potential language delay, therapists consider several factors. How many words is the child using? Does he understand different types of directions? Is he using words purposefully or functionally? For a child who is

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Gross Motor Issues in the Classroom

Starting out in the field of pediatrics, I was incredibly fortunate to work with and learn from a phenomenal Physical Therapist, Pamela Hansford. Through many years of practical experience, she developed a theoretical explanation of how apparently “minor problems” may

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Rileigh’s Story: A Fear of Food

Recently, we featured a four-part series on feeding issues in children. We thought it might be helpful for some of our parents to hear from one of our patients (now an adult) who has faced this kind of struggle with

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Feeding and Speech Issues: Picky Eaters

This summer, we’re publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment focuses on picky eaters.

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Feeding and Speech Issues: Pacifiers and Sippy Cups

This summer, we’re publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment focuses on pacifiers and

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Mealtime Stressors: Reflux and Spoon Feeding

For the next few weeks, we’ll be publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment

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Mealtime Stressors: Bottle and Breast Feeding Troubles

For the next few weeks, we’ll be publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment

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A Proactive Approach to Autism in Young Children

The author of today’s post, Dr. Frederica Kennedy, will be joining our staff later this month as a pediatric occupational therapist. Dr. Kennedy has 17 years of experience, specializing in pediatrics, with particular emphasis in the areas of autism, developmental disabilities

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Mommy, They Say That I’m Weird…

Today, we share with you a post provided by a Kid’s Creek parent; we hope that the suggestions she provides will be helpful to other parents. Out of respect for the child’s privacy we are withholding the author’s name. I

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