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Winding your Child Down for Bedtime [Anxiety]

February 03, 2019 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Winding your Child Down for Bedtime [Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Sensory Therapy, Screen Time, Bedtime for Sniffles]

 

 

Sleep is an important occupation in your child’s everyday life. Sleep is more than just the actual snoozing your child may or may not do during the time the sun is down, but also consists of resting and naps, preparing for sleep, and then the actual act of sleeping...

Filed Under: pediatric occupational therapy, bedwetting stories, screen time limiting apps

All About Dyscalculia: The Warning Signs

December 30, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

All About Dyscalculia: The Warning Signs [Neuropsychological Assessments, IEP and 504 Plans, Educational Enrichment Services]

 

Dysgraphia: The Warning Signs

December 30, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

What are the warning signs of dysgraphia? [IEP and 504  Plans, Psychological Assessments, Educational Therapy]

 

 

Just having bad handwriting doesn't mean a person has dysgraphia. Since dysgraphia is a processing disorder, difficulties can change throughout a lifetime. However since writing is a developmental process -children learn the motor skills needed to write, while learning the...

Filed Under: neuropsychological assessments, psycho-educational testing, Educational Enrichment Services, clinical neuropsychology, dysgraphia

Dyslexia [Neuropsychology]

December 14, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Dyslexia:  Will My Child Grow Out of This? [Pediatric Psychology, Orton-Gillingham reading program, Educational Enrichment Services, IEP/504 plans, Educational Specialized Services, Clinical neuropsychology]

 

 

Reading problems tend to be pretty common, so it’s interesting to learn that dyslexia is often missed! Although care must be taken before jumping into an evaluation and diagnosis,...

Filed Under: neuropsychological assessments, Educational Enrichment Services, dyslexia, IEP and 504 Plans, clinical neuropsychology

Sensory Equipment for Home [Pediatric Occupational Therapy]

December 07, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Sensory Equipment for Home! [Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Sensory Therapy, Pediatric Speech Therapy, Sensory Processing Disorder, SPD, Autism, Special Needs]

Your child may use a variety of sensory equipment at their weekly therapy appointment, at school, or in their community.  Sometimes it can be hard to decide which equipment is most appropriate for home, what is worth purchasing, or...

Filed Under: pediatric occupational therapy, sensory therapy, equipment for home use

Shoe Tying Made Easy-Pediatric Occupational Therapy

December 07, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Shoe Tying Made Easy [Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Therapy] 

Shoe tying can be a tricky skill for a child to master.   Most children are able to successfully and independently complete this task by age 5-6. The task itself uses many of your child’s underlying skills such as visual motor and perceptual skills, fine motor, bilateral skills, dexterity, and attention.  It can even...

Filed Under: fine motor skills

Home Therapy Ideas [Pediatric Occupational Therapy]

December 07, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Recycle Something Simple to Save Money for Therapy At Home! [Pediatric Therapy, Sensory Therapy, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Speech Therapy, Brain Gym Exercises, Brain Gym]

Simple household objects can be recycled within your own home to use as the easiest and money efficient way to work on therapy activities! You just have to get creative! 

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Filed Under: pediatric occupational therapy, pediatric therapy, sensory therapy, SPD, home therapy ideas

Morning Routine Hacks for Kids[Pediatric Occupational Therapy]

December 07, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Life Hacks for your Child’s Morning Routine [Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, Sensory Therapy, Bedwetting, Bedwetting Alarm, Bedwetting Alarms, Pediatric Speech Therapy]Mornings can be quite hectic if your child is unable to complete their morning routine without your constant assistance, guidance, or even directions in order to get out the door on time.  Poor fine motor...

Filed Under: pediatric occupational therapy, Morning Routine Suggestions for Kids, Morning Hacks for Kids

The Pencil Grasp - Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Fine Motor

December 07, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Pencil Grasp Strategies [Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, Sensory Therapy, Sensory Gym, Pediatric Speech Therapy, Handwriting in Kids, Fine Motor Development]

If your child has difficulty with handwriting it could be an underlying issue with their fine motor skills.  They could be writing with too much pressure secondary to over-grasping their pencil, or their writing may be...

Filed Under: pediatric occupational therapy, fine motor skills, pencil grasp strategies, fine motor development

Is It Sensory Processing Disorder? [Pediatric Occupational Therapy]

December 07, 2018 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.
Is It Bad Behavior or Sensory Processing Disorder? [Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Anxiety, Pediatric Speech Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, Sensory Therapy, Sensory Processing Disorder, SPD, Sensory Integration]

In Need of Additional Awesomesauce? 

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Filed Under: pediatric occupational therapy, Sensory Processing Disorder, SPD

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