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ADHD vs. ADD: What’s the Difference?

You’ve heard of the acronyms: ADD and ADHD. You have a general idea that they apply to children and adults that have attention problems. What are the differences between the two diagnoses?

Nov 1st, 2021
How to Help a Picky Eater

Children with sensory issues and those who are on the autism spectrum often have issues with foods. Learn ways to support your child’s nutrition when he’s a picky eater.

Oct 4th, 2021
8 Signs Your Child May Have Torticollis

You’re a new parent and you’re thrilled with your baby. You want to ensure that your baby’s movements are in the normal range. If he has trouble turning his neck, he might have a condition called torticollis.

Sep 1st, 2021
How To Treat Motor Dysgraphia

You’ve learned that your child has motor dysgraphia. He isn’t progressing along with his peers at handwriting and written assignments. Learn the facts about motor dysgraphia and how to treat it.

Aug 4th, 2021
Does Your Child Have Disrupted Fluency?

Have you noticed differences in the way your child speaks versus the way other children his age talk? Does he seem to stammer a lot, or does he string words together? He may have a fluency disorder.

Jul 27th, 2021
Anxiety Isn’t Just An Adult Problem

Is your child more clingy than she was a year ago? Are there other differences that concern you? She may be suffering from anxiety; it’s not only an adult problem.

Jun 16th, 2021
Signs Your Child May Have a Stutter

Does your young child seem to have trouble using his words when speaking? He may be developing a stutter. Early intervention if your child is stuttering is important. And therapy can make a big difference.

May 3rd, 2021
Why Early Intervention for Autism Is Important

If you sense something is amiss in your infant or toddler’s development, it’s important to speak with your primary care provider and ask for your child to be assessed. Early intervention makes a difference in children with autism spectrum disorder.

Apr 12th, 2021
The Potential Complications of Low Birth Weight

Did your baby stay in the hospital longer than normal because of a low birth weight? If your baby develops complications from being such a tiny bundle, pediatric occupational and/or speech therapy can help.

Mar 8th, 2021
How to Tell if Your Child Has Torticollis

You’re at home with your new baby and you’re over the moon. Your baby only wants to nurse on one side. Is that normal, or is it a sign of torticollis, a neck that tilts to one side?

Jan 1st, 2021
My Baby Isn't Nursing Well

As a new mother, you have new routines. Nursing your baby is among the most important to you. If your baby is having problems nursing, it could be an oral-motor or other issue that can be remediated with therapy.

Dec 3rd, 2020
How to Help Children With Dysgraphia

Does your child have trouble with his writing skills? He may have dysgraphia, a learning disability that makes writing difficult. Learn about the three kinds of dysgraphia so you can understand the basics of your child’s disability.

Nov 1st, 2020
At What Age Do Most Children Play?

When your child is playing, he’s learning. Playing is essential for healthy child development. Different, more sophisticated types of play occur as your child grows. Read on to find out more.

Oct 7th, 2020
Help! My Child Won't Eat

When your child refuses to eat, of course you’re upset and fearful. How will he receive the proper nutrition? If a medical issue is ruled out, your child may not want to eat for other reasons. Occupational and speech therapists can help.

Sep 9th, 2020
5 Myths About Autism Spectrum Disorder

If your child has autism, you’re seeking information about the best way to help him develop his potential. The internet is loaded with information, but how much of it is true?

Aug 13th, 2020
Delayed Speech: What Age is Normal?

Are you noticing that your baby or toddler isn’t vocalizing like an older sibling did at that age or like other children his age? This may be perfectly normal, but then again, it may signal a speech delay.

Jul 10th, 2020
Methods to Help Your Child Cope With Anxiety

Do you have an anxious child? Anxiety can produce meltdowns and dysfunctional behavior that hinder your child from achieving their potential. Here are methods to help your child cope with the intense feelings that anxiety can produce.

Jun 24th, 2020
Help Your Child Build Confidence With Speech Therapy

Is your child’s speech delayed? Don’t let speech disorders inhibit your child’s growth and development. Speech therapy is a powerful intervention tool that can change your child’s life for the better.

May 27th, 2020
Myths About ADHD Every Parent Needs to Know

Misinformation about ADHD abounds. Learn the facts versus the myths about this disorder so that you can help your child achieve their potential. Knowing the facts helps you be an effective advocate.

Apr 20th, 2020
How Can I Prepare My Child For Occupational Therapy?

Your child has been referred to occupational therapy. He already has trouble transitioning to new activities. Now you’ll have another weekly appointment. Learn how you can make this transition a smooth one.

Mar 2nd, 2020
6 Signs Your Child May Have Torticollis

If you notice that your baby or child doesn’t look straight at you because his head seems tilted to the side, he likely has a condition called torticollis. It’s important to get prompt treatment.

Feb 1st, 2020
Helping Your Child Cope With Dysgraphia

Children who are just starting out in school are under considerable pressure to keep up. For kids with a learning disability like dysgraphia, the journey can be especially difficult and frustrating. We can help.

Dec 1st, 2019
How Occupational Therapy Can Address Your Child's ADHD

Drugs, discipline, and desperate attempts to control behavior — you’ve tried everything to help your child cope with ADHD. Maybe it’s time to turn to occupational therapy. Find out how the OT approach tackles ADHD differently.

Oct 1st, 2019
How Your Picky Eater Can Benefit from Feeding Therapy

If clamped lips, a shaking head, and crossed arms at the dinner table is a familiar scene, you have a picky eater on your hands. Find out if and when feeding therapy can improve your child’s eating behavior and save your family mealtime.

Aug 1st, 2019
What is Torticollis, and What Can You Do About It?

If you’ve ever woken up with a stiff neck and spent the day with your head tilted to the side, you know what torticollis is. Adults usually recover quickly, but infants with torticollis may need some extra help straightening out their necks.

Jun 4th, 2019
What Are the Signs My Child Has Anxiety?

Feeling a little afraid in certain situations is normal. But when anxiety interferes with your child’s ability to grow, learn, and play, it’s time to seek help. Find out how to spot the signs of childhood anxiety.

Jun 1st, 2019
Does My Child Need Speech Therapy?

Speech is vital to your child’s development. But how do you know if your child is on track? Is it the number of words they use that signals a delay? Aren’t some children just quieter than others? Learn what the experts have to say.

Mar 25th, 2019
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020