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Toys…tools for therapy…or both?

Toys…tools for therapy…or both? To the naked eye, toys are toys. Take a look at the shelf in our therapy rooms at Total Pediatrics and you’ll wonder how, exactly, so many “toys” are used for “therapy”. Consider the dozens of aisles at your local big box store are...

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Therapy

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Therapy A multidisciplinary team consists of several healthcare professionals from differing disciplines working together to provide the highest quality of care for their patients. In a 2009 study, healthcare professionals in...

Handwriting

Is your child nearing the start of his or her first year of school? If so, you’ve likely pondered whether your child is actually ready for school. What emotions will they feel? What emotions will I feel? Will they be able to stay focused long enough? Can they write their name?

Can’t Sit Still?

Can't Sit Still? Children shouldn’t sit still. It’s part of their development. With increasing regulations in school systems and social norms requiring three-year-olds to present themselves as young adults, maladaptive behaviors are increasing while grades in school...