Beyond Chicken Nuggets

Beyond Chicken Nuggets

Written by: Amanda Beckert, SLP-A Do you have a picky eater? Are you tired of the same chicken nuggets each and every evening? We are here to help!  Building Tolerance Sight First, it’s important to look at different steps that go towards a child actually eating...
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...
Repositioning Techniques and Devices for Torticollis

Repositioning Techniques and Devices for Torticollis

Written By: Kallie Atti, PT, DPT What is repositioning? Repositioning is a tool we use as early intervention for children with torticollis. There are many different ways to reposition varying from how you hold your baby to how you change your baby’s diaper. For...
Bilingualism: Should I Teach My Child Two Languages?

Bilingualism: Should I Teach My Child Two Languages?

By: Jennifer Penaranda, M.A., CCC-SLP If your child seems delayed in their speech and language skills, or has received a diagnosis such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, it is only natural to be concerned about the type and level of language input they are receiving. For...
All About Toe Walking!

All About Toe Walking!

Written By: Kaleigh Smyrk, PT, DPT Children typically begin to walk around 12 months of age, and when they start, it is so exciting to see! You may notice that your child starts to walk with a wide base of support, some waddling, and little to no arm swing. Initially,...
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!...