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How a Child’s Development Is Like Building a House

Early developmental skills are like building a house. The foundation needs to be poured before the framing for the walls goes up, and the first-floor structure must be built before you can add a second floor. Also just like a house, not everything will go perfectly.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: How to See Toys as Therapy Tools

Using “therapist eyes,” we see the many ways toys can target the skills children are working on in therapy.

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Fall Into Fun Speech & Language Activities

There are lots of great ways to incorporate working on speech and language skills all while enjoying the great outdoors during the fall months.

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Hey, Mom! You’re A Super Hero! (But You Don’t Have To Be)

You may be one of those people who tries to do it all on your own, but you just can’t do everything all the time and you don’t need to! Here are five suggestions to keep your superhero powers intact.

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Would Your Child Benefit From a Listening Program?

Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to continue to form new pathways throughout our lives. One way to retrain the brain is through listening therapy.

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How Dangerous is Screen Time for Kids?

Many parents have concerns about, and spend hours battling with their children over, screen time – and for good reason.

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16 Outdoor Activities to Do With Your Child This Spring

Spring is here and now is a great time to take your kids outside. Outdoor activities encourage your child to take risks, solve problems, and explore independently, and promote sensory, social, cognitive, and motor challenges.

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“A-Dough-Able” Valentine’s Activities for Kids

Play-dough has been around for ages and is a near-universal childhood toy. As an adult, even I love to knead and roll the stuff! But as much fun as play-dough is, it’s also a great choice for kids with delays

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Kid’s Creek Therapy is Turning 15!

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14…15! Do you remember what was happening fifteen years ago? Here are some facts to refresh your memory: 1.  The Lord of the Rings: The Return of

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Five Tips for Less Stressful Holidays for Special Needs Families

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, it’s full steam ahead for the Christmas season. Our routines change, activity ramps up, and often our children are exposed to new and unfamiliar people, places, smells, tastes, and experiences. Some kids love the

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