Toy Recommendations from our Therapists!

Toy Recommendations from our Therapists!

Written By: Amanda Beckert, SLPA, & Karol Owens, SLP It’s a wonderful time of the year for gift giving!  As beautiful as twinkling lights are, family get-togethers are, and pictures of snow-covered mountains are, there is no denying that the holidays can also...
Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

Written By: Kristine Farley, OTR/L What is PCIMT?  Progressive Pediatric Therapy is offering pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (PCIMT). PCIMT is a program to improve strength and mobility in the affected arm of children with hemiplegia (weakness on one...
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...
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...
School Age to Teens Toy Recommendations

School Age to Teens Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, 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!...
Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Infant and Toddler Toy Recommendations

Compiled and written by Brittni Barnes, OTR/L & Teresa Hans, 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!...