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Physical Therapy Spring Time Fun

Physical Therapy Spring Time Fun

Pediatric physical therapy should look and feel like play. Here are some fun springtime activities that can be used to incorporate physical therapy into your child’s day. 

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Happy Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Happy Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Are you looking for some great speech and language resources to celebrate this month? We would like to share a list of professional and personal resources we have compiled. 

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OT Month is Here!

OT Month is Here!

When thinking about my profession and being an OT, why I choose this path, and what I enjoy most about it, it’s hard to pinpoint just one word or one thing that encapsulates the wide variety of what we do!

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An Open Letter from a Mom and Therapist…

An Open Letter from a Mom and Therapist…

Welcome to 2022, the year I thought we might be getting back to “normal.” I’ve already heard it coined “2020 two,” yikes! Maybe this is our new normal. I don’t know about you, but as a parent and professional, the past two years have been full of so much extra...

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New Block, Same Kids: Check out the newest CI location!

New Block, Same Kids: Check out the newest CI location!

Introducing the newest addition to CI Pediatric Therapies: East Middleton clinic! Since opening a second clinic in the Middleton area, we have been able to better support the children and families who receive CI services on the west side of Madison with more space,...

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Understanding Speech Sound Disorders

Understanding Speech Sound Disorders

So, your child is working on speech sounds in speech therapy. But this can mean a lot of different things! Differing speech sound disorder diagnoses lead to a different treatment approach from your speech and language pathologist. Here are some helpful tricks and tips to help ensure you are supporting your child at home!

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Speech and Language During the Holidays

Speech and Language During the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner which means extra time with family, friends, and opportunities for language development. Here is what you can be doing to help aid your child’s language development while also having fun during the holiday season.

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If Only I Had Known a Parent Perspective

If Only I Had Known a Parent Perspective

Parenting is not for the faint of heart. It can be one of the most demanding and challenging jobs you’ll ever have. Add to that a child with special needs and the job can become downright overwhelming. Although there is no secret playbook or magic formula that can make it right, there are a few actions you can take to help you meet the challenge and practice some self-care.

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Feeding Your Toddler: Avoid the Power Struggle

Feeding Your Toddler: Avoid the Power Struggle

The toddler years are a time of rapid growth – physically, mentally, and emotionally! Most toddlers are developing their sense of self and want to start doing things independently. When a toddler’s desire to do something doesn’t align with their ability, it often results in frustration.

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Sensory Friendly Halloween Costumes

Sensory Friendly Halloween Costumes

Halloween is a time to indulge in sweet treat, carve pumpkins, and dress up in fun…or spooky costumes. While dressing up can be a great way to show your creative side, it can be challenging to find a costume that meets the needs of kids with sensory, accessibility, or...

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