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Using the Galileo Vibration Platform in Occupational Therapy Treatment.

Using the Galileo Vibration Platform in Occupational Therapy Treatment.

Written By: Grace Chang, OTD, OTR/L Occupational therapists at Progressive Pediatric Therapy often use the Galileo whole body vibration platform to augment their therapy by providing low impact, smooth but powerful vibration input to a child’s body. The input of the...
Spinal Muscular Atrophy: What is it & How Physical & Occupational Therapy help!

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: What is it & How Physical & Occupational Therapy help!

Written by Namyata Patel, PT, with contributions by Mary Pengelley, DPT, PT. What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA? The name, spinal muscular atrophy itself explains that it is a disease related to the spinal cord and muscle. The nerve cells that come from the...
Encourage Your Child to Use More Language

Encourage Your Child to Use More Language

What “Environmental Sabotage” is and how to make it work for you! Written By: Karina Lee, M.S., SLP-CF, Edited by: Megan Sliski, PT, DPT No one knows a child better than their parents/caregivers do. As parents, it’s your job to provide for your child’s...
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...
Desenmascarando la verdad a cerca de por qué el Lenguaje de sus niños puede verse  frenado o enlentecido: El Covid 19 Edición

Desenmascarando la verdad a cerca de por qué el Lenguaje de sus niños puede verse frenado o enlentecido: El Covid 19 Edición

Covid 19 se ha presentado hacia nosotros con muchos desafíos que no son secretos para nadie. Lo que he notado en los últimos meses ha sido un incremento en la derivación de niños de alrededor de 15 a 24 meses de edad.  Written by: Shira Danino, M.A,...
Sensory Toy Recommendations

Sensory Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Teresa Hans, OTR/L & Brittni Barnes, OTR/L Ever wanted to know what toys therapists LOVE for different developmental stages? Progressive Pediatric Therapy staff have compiled a list for the different ages and stages to foster development!...