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How To Elicit Imitation From Your Little One at Home

How To Elicit Imitation From Your Little One at Home

Written by Progressive Pediatric Staff Member Why is imitation important?  When children imitate language and behaviors, they are building blocks in their skill development because they get to have a model of these skills while they’re learning! Children learn...
From the Occupational Therapist’s Point of View: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on our Children’s Development.

From the Occupational Therapist’s Point of View: Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on our Children’s Development.

Written By: Brittni Barnes, OTR/L, Tara Ghorbani, OTR/L, Edited by: Megan Sliski, PT, DPT As we enter another year it is important to reflect on the events that happened during 2020. COVID-19 has impacted the world and our children have demonstrated resilience, though...
Writing: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Writing: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Written by: Regina De Canto, M.S, CCC-SLP and Tiffany Thomsen, MS, OTR/L Occupational therapist, Tiffany Thomsen (left) and Speech therapist, Regina De Canto (right) provide a quick guide to how occupational and speech therapy work on writing in different ways. Our...
Speech Therapy: Approach to Writing

Speech Therapy: Approach to Writing

Written by: Regina De Canto, M.S, CCC-SLP The approach to writing from a speech therapy perspective When it comes to writing, what exactly are speech therapists looking for and how are they helping their young clients? Speech therapy works on expressive and receptive...